Apple Brazil Nut Shortcake
|Sifted flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Sliced brazil nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
|Sweetened stewed apples||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together.
Cut in shortening with 2 knives or pastry blender; add nut meats and milk mixed with egg.
Divide dough into halves, turn out onto floured board and shape each half into a large round cake about 1/3 inch thick.
Butter top of 1 cake.
Cover with second cake.
Place in pan and bake in hot oven (425°F.) about 20 minutes.
Separate hot cakes, spread each with butter.
Arrange stewed apples between layers and over top.
Serve with plain or whipped cream.