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Appletorte (Scandinavian Apple Cake)

1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups flour, plus
extra flour, for pan
1 cup butter, softened, plus
more butter, for the pan
1 cup sugar, plus
more sugar, for the top of the cake
3 eggs
4 cups apples, peeled, cored, sliced


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. Using an electic mixer, cream sugar and butter together. Add eggs, one at a time. By hand, stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Stir in apples. Grease and flour a 9 or 10 inch springform pan or tube pan and pour in the batter. Sprinkle liberally with sugar. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool on rack. Serve with ice cream or other topping.

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