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CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL'S MILK STREET TELEVISION: Best European Desserts

German Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen), which has a rich crumb thanks to almond paste and an elegant design from sliced apples.
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German Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen), which has a rich crumb thanks to almond paste and an elegant design from sliced apples.

Stream now or tune in Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

This episode tours Europe in search of spectacular desserts.

Milk Street Cook Erika Bruce teaches Christopher Kimball how to make German Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen), which has a rich crumb thanks to almond paste and an elegant design from sliced apples.

With inspiration from Belgium, Milk Street Cook Lynn Clark makes light and crisp Belgian Spice Cookies, also known as Speculoos.

Belgian Spice Cookies, also known as Speculoos
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Belgian Spice Cookies, also known as Speculoos

Then, Chris bakes a Danish Dream Cake with a buttery coconut-brown sugar topping that caramelizes under the broiler.

Danish Dream Cake with a buttery coconut-brown sugar topping that caramelizes under the broiler.
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Danish Dream Cake with a buttery coconut-brown sugar topping that caramelizes under the broiler.

Episodes are available to watch on the series website and on Amazon Prime.

About Season 4:

CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL'S MILK STREET TELEVISION searches the world over for techniques and ingredients that can transform the way America cooks and eats – such as a new way to use spices, a simpler way to cook chicken, a fresh combination of ingredients, or a trick that turns everyday food into something special. In season four, host Chris Kimball and his team travel to Italy, Mexico, Israel, Greece, Vietnam, India and Spain, where they meet cooks who inspire a new style of home cooking.

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