Apple – Quark – Poppy Seed Cake with Sprinkles

5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Rest Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 12 people
Calories 328 kcal


  • For the batter:
  • 4 Free range eggs
  • 150 g White sugar
  • 1 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 150 g Butter
  • 250 g Flour
  • 0,5 packet Baking powder
  • For the crowd:
  • 500 g Quark lean
  • 2 packet Poppy seed baking
  • 100 g White sugar
  • 2 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 2 Free range eggs
  • For covering:
  • 3 Apples depending on the size
  • For the sprinkles:
  • 150 g Flour
  • 75 g White sugar
  • 80 g Cold butter


  • Beat the warm butter, sugar and vanilla sugar in a mixing bowl until frothy. Add the eggs and stir in well. Mix the flour with the baking powder and stir into the mixture. Pour the batter into a prepared springform pan and smooth it out.
  • Mix the quark, eggs, sugar and vanilla sugar in a bowl. Add the poppy seed baking and stir into the quark mixture. Pour the quark and poppy seed mixture onto the batter and smooth it out.
  • Now make the crumble from the flour, sugar and the cold butter. This is best done by hand.
  • Peel the apples and remove the core. Now cut the apples into medium-sized cubes and distribute them on the quark-poppy-seed mixture. Finally, distribute the crumbles over the apple cubes.
  • Place the cake in the oven preheated to 170 degrees (top - bottom heat) and bake for about 60 minutes. After the baking time, take it out of the oven and let it cool down in the tin.


Serving: 100gCalories: 328kcalCarbohydrates: 44.5gProtein: 7.3gFat: 13.2g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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