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Apple Brazil Nut Shortcake

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 6 Tablespoon
  Sliced brazil nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Sweetened stewed apples 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

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.
Mix lightly.
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.
Serves 6.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Nut
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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