"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
This recipe for Quick Apple Cake , by Mildred Shepherd, is from The Carter Family Cookbook ,
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1 1/2 cups flour 6 Tbsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup cream 2 apples, peeled and sliced Topping: 1 Tbsp. melted butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Sift dry ingredients. Add cream to egg and stir into dry ingredients. Turn into greased pan. Cover with sliced apples. (I prefer more apples.) Combine topping ingredients and sprinkle over apples. Bake at 400º F. for 35 minutes.
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