Rauhreif – German Apple Dessert

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This German apple dessert, Rauhreif, is lightly sweet and elegant in its simplicity.

Rauhreif - German Apple Dessert, simple & elegant. Get this and loads more Desserts Recipes for the Holidays!

Its name, Rauhreif, means “first frost” and it is very fitting in its timing today. You see, we received our first frosts of the year this week. I nearly lost my garden, but thankfully Jack Frost didn’t come in swinging the first night and I was able to get the garden covered for the second night.

Rauhreif - German Apple Dessert, simple & elegant. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

This dessert only takes a few minutes to make and the only preparations you need to make are to chill the bowl & beater ahead of time.

Rauhreif - German Apple Dessert, simple & elegant. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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Rauhreif - German Apple Dessert, simple & elegant. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Rauhreif - German Apple Dessert, simple & elegant. Get this and loads more Desserts Recipes for the Holidays!

Rauhreif – German Apple Dessert

Constance Smith – Cosmopolitan Cornbread
This German apple dessert, Rauhreif, is lightly sweet and elegant in its simplicity.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Sweets, Treats & Desserts
Cuisine German
Servings 6
Calories 339 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/3 c orange juice
  • 2 Tb lemon juice
  • 6 Tb sugar, divided
  • 6 apples, eating apples, such as honey crisps, red delicious, etc.
  • 1 c heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • To begin, chill your mixing bowl and wire beater in the fridge or freezer.
  • Combine the orange juice, lemon juice, and 3 tablespoons of the sugar in a large bowl. Stir it together and set it aside for now.
  • Core and peel an apple. Shred the apple with a food processor or grater. Immediately place the shredded apple in the juice mixture and stir it together with a rubber spatula. Repeat with the remaining apples. Set this aside for a moment.
  • In your chilled mixing bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream until it begins to thicken. Sprinkle in the remaining 3 tablespoons of sugar and the vanilla extract.
  • Beat the cream until it thickens to where cream is firm enough to hold stiff, unwavering peaks when the beater is lifted from the bowl.
  • Add the apple mixture to the whipped cream and fold it in with a rubber spatula.
  • Serve immediately in individual dessert dishes.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cCalories: 339kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 2gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 15mgFiber: 7gSugar: 44g

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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7 thoughts on “Rauhreif – German Apple Dessert”

  1. Whipped cream is pure delight any time of the year. And with fruit mixed in … well your Rauhreif becomes an extremely healthy dessert =)

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