Cinnamon Apple Cake
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Tart cooking apples||3 Large, pared, quartered, cored, and cut in thick slices|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon rind||1 Teaspoon, grated|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Tablespoon, melted|
1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into large bowl; stir in granulated sugar; cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture is crumbly.
2. Beat eggs slightly with milk in a 2-cup measure. Stir into dry mixture until well blended; pour into greased, 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Arrange apple slices, overlapping slightly, in rows to cover top.
3. Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, lemon rind and melted butter or margarine in small bowl; sprinkle over apples
4. Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 30 minutes, or till wooden pick inserted in top comes out clean. Cut in squares and serve it warm, plain or with ice cream, if you wish.