"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
Syrup: 3/4 c. sugar 1 c. water couple drops of red food coloring
Shortcake: 1 c. flour 1 tbsp. sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. Crisco shortening 1/3 to 1/2 c. milk
Bring syrup to boil for 60 seconds. Place sliced apples in cake pan and pour syrup over apples. Mix shortcake ingredients together and form into balls and dent in the middle and lay on top of apples. Add butter and sugar and cinnamon to each. Bake: 450º 12 to 15 minutes.
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