Sunken Apple and Honey Cake [Versunkener Apfelkuchen] via smitten kitchen
Smitten Kitchen: Carrot cake with cider + olive oil
mom's Apple Cake recipe by smitten kitchen - sometimes called German Apple Cake or Jewish Apple Cake.
The apple cake in question. With vegan options.
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