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Apple cake Recipe

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

Sheila Gillespie
Added: Friday, August 28, 2009


1 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 egg
1/2 c. cold coffee
pinch salt
1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 c. thinly sliced apples

1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 T. butter or margarine

Cream shortening, sugar and egg. Add coffee and mix well. Add dry to wet. Fold in apples. Pour in greased and floured 8 x 8 pan.
Combine topping mixture with a fork or pastry cutter. Crumble over cake. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.




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