"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
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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