Apple “Knödel”

This traditional recipe for the sweet South Tyrolean dessert "Apple Knödel" delights young and old.

Apple “Knödel” | © Magnolia

Basic information

  • Preparation time: 00:20 h.
  • Persons: 4



    • 1 tbs. butter
    • 50 g grated almonds
    • 50 g breadcrumbs
    • 1/2 sachet vanilla sugar
    • 1 knife tip of ground
    • cinnamon
    • 1 tbs. rum
    • 1 knife tip grated lemon
    • peel
    • 1/2 tbs. lemon juice
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 egg white
    • 1 tbs. to taste,
    • depending on sweetness of apples

    In addition

    • Oil for deep frying


Serve the deep-fried dumplings with poppy-seed mousse, raspberries, apple chips and wafers. Sauces: apple dumplings are delicious served with strawberry, apple, orange, apricot, vanilla, mascarpone, caramel, cinnamon, white wine, mulled wine etc sauce. 1.6em;">Parfait (semifreddo): made using raspberries, strawberries, honey, mandarins etc. Mousses: chestnut, yoghurt mousse, etc. Garnishings: almond brittle, wafers, caramelised sugar threads, caramelised apple slices, strewed plums, cinnamon cream, etc. Sweet white dessert wine (passito).

A special tip:

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