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APPLE SHEET CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Volk Miller
Added: Friday, November 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
PASTRY:
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup milk
APPLE FILLING:

3 pounds apples - peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup white sugar
1 tesp ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter

FROSTING:
2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp milk
1/3 cup butter, softened
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a large bowl, combine 3 cups flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening to the consistency of coarse crumbs. Stir in 1 cup cold milk slowly until completely blended. Separate dough into two balls. Roll out one ball of dough to fit a 15 x 10 inch pan with some dough extending over the edge of the pan.
In a large bowl, combine sliced apples, sugar, cinnamon and 2 Tbsp flour. Place filling in an even layer over prepared crust. Thinly slice 1/2 cup butter and evenly distribute over the apples. Roll out the remaining dough and place over the apple filling. Seal edges and prick the top all over with a fork.
Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before frosting.
To make the frosting: In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, 3 Tbsp milk, 1/3 cup butter and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and creamy.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 (ha!)
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 prep. 30 bake
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember coming home from school and this being on the kitchen table, still warm. We would all attack it and Mom would have to stop us so that there would be some left for Dad!

 

 

 

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