Paula'S Apple Cake
|Baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|White sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Eggs||3 , beaten|
|Lemon||1⁄2 , juiced|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Soft butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Sift the first three ingredients together.
Cream butter and white sugar, then beat in eggs mixed with lemon juice.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with the 1 cup sour cream.
Batter is fairly stiff.
Spread in two greased 8 x 8 x 2 inch pans.
Core and cut unpeeled tart apples into about 8 wedges each.
Peel apples if skin is tough.
Press wedges core edge down into batter.
Cover with sour cream about 3/4 to 1 cup.
Sprinkle with a mixture of the 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, butter and pinch salt.
Bake at 350F for 30 to 35 minutes, then spread with more sour cream, about 2/3 cup and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Continue baking until knife slips out clean, about 50 minutes in all.
Serves 12 or more with cream.