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Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Cake, by , is from Our Pennsylvania Roots Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gaynor Beiler
Added: Sunday, July 17, 2005


2c. sifted flour
4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. sugar
3 T. butter, softened
1 beaten egg
3/4 c. milk
6 medium apples
1/3 c. cinnamon/sugar
2 T. butter

Preheat oven to 400 F.
Combine the first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Pour into a greased pan (square?).
Peel and core apples and cut into eighths and press into dough halfway. Sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar and dot with butter.
Bake for 20 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from a friend and former roomate, Kathy Landis, who woked at the Landis Valley Farm Museum at the time she gave me this recipe. This recipe is from 1850 (modified).
Make the cinnamon sugar by mixing 1/3 c. sugar with 1 tsp. cinnamon.




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