2-1/4 cups matzo cake meal, divided
4 large apples, peeled and sliced
2-1/4 cups sugar, divided
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon potato starch
Whipped cream, optional
Preheat oven to 350°. Dust a greased 13×9-in. baking dish 1/4 cup matzo meal; set aside.
In a large bowl, combine apples, 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon; set aside. In another large bowl, beat eggs until slightly thickened. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until thick and lemon-colored. Beat in oil and water. Combine potato starch and remaining matzo meal; add to egg mixture and mix well.
Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Top with apples and remaining batter. Bake until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. If desired, top with whipped cream.
This recipe was tested with Manischewitz cake meal. Look for it in the baking aisle or kosher foods section.
1 slice: 294 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.