Cinnamon Apple Cake
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Apples||3 Large, pared, quartered, cored and cut in thick slices|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Tablespoon, melted|
1 In a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, and salt.Stir in granulated sugar and cut in shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.
2 In a 2-cup measure,beat the eggs slightly with milk.Stir into the flour mixture until well-blended. Pour into the greased baking pan, 13x9x2 and arrange the apple slices, overlapping slightly, in rows to cover the top.
3 In a small bowl,combine brown sugar, mace, lemon rind, and melted butter or margarine;sprinkle over the apples.
4 Bake in a moderate oven at 350 degrees farenheit for 30 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the top comes out clean.
5 Cut into squares and serve warm, plain or with ice cream or whipped cream (optional)