Katja and Diana came to my place to prepare – and eat! – this classic German cake. All the pictures are from Diana. Lecker!!!
120 gr. sugar
200 gr. butter
350 gr. flour
1 tea spoon of baking yeast for cakes
1 glass of sour cherry
1 small packet of vanilla sugar
Make a pastry dough by mixing sugar, egg and butter. Add the yeast and work the pastry until the dough is soft.
Butter the baking pan, grate some old bread in order to get a tin layer of breadcrumbs and spread the dough using the fingertips. Keep apart half of the dough for the crumbles.
Separate the cherries from the juice using a colander. Keep the juice.
Warm up the juice in a small pot, add slowly 4 spoons of flour and mix until the juice becomes a thick liquid.
Add the cherries in the pot and pour everything on the dough.
Use a palette knife or a spoon to spread the cherries and the juice so that the dough is fully covered.
Prepare the crumbles: mix the rest of the dough with 4 spoons of flour, vanilla sugar and a sprinkle of cinnamon and breake the dough into crumbles.
Sprinkle the crumbles on top of the cherries…
… until the cake is fully covered and ready to go into the oven. Bake for 35-45 minutes at 175 degrees.
Und dann genieß mit deutschen Freunden!