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The Absolute, Hands-Down, Best Passover Apple Cake

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Israel, Skokie, IL
Passover Apple Cake recipe for the Jewish holiday of Passover or Pesach
6 eggs
1 cup oil
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons potato starch
2 cups matzah cake meal
pinch salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar
Juice of 1 lemon
5 large Granny Smith and/or Braeburn apples, peeled and diced
1/4 cup sugar
1 to 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  1. Grease a 9-inch springform pan. Place parchment paper on bottom. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat eggs with sugar until blended. Add oil and beat. Sift together potato starch, cake meal, and pinch salt. Add sifted items to egg mixture.
  3. For the filling, mix together cinnamon, sugar, and lemon juice. Mix in the apples.
  4. Put two cups of dough (1/2 of the amount prepared) into the springform pan.
  5. Add the apple filling (minus the accumulated liquid).
  6. Put in remaining two cups of dough. Sprinkle with sugar cinnamon topping.
  7. Place springform on a cookie sheet since liquid may seep out.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.