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Apple Shortcake Recipe

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Mickey Kangas
Added: Thursday, April 23, 2009


3 c. sliced apples,
3/4 c. sugar,
1/2 c. water,
1/4 c. cinnamon candies,
1 tsp. grated lemon rind,
1 tbl. lemon juice,

2 cups flour,
3 tsp. baking powder,
2 tbl. sugar,
1 tsp. salt,
Or you can use ready- mix buscuit mix. Adding lemon rind to the ready-mix

Cook, stirring constantly until sugar and candies are dissolved. Stir in 1 tbl. cornstarch mixed with 1/2 c. water. Cook until mixture boils. Cool.

Sift together the flower mixture. Cut in 6 tbl. shortening. Stir in 2/3 c. milk with a fork to make a soft dough. Roll out on a floured board 1/4 inch thick to make a rectangle 6x12. Cut into 8 squared. Butter 4 squares and place the other 4 on top. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 until nicely brown. Serve warm or cold with the rosy applesauce between and on top. Top with whipped cream.




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