Halley's Camps

Halley's Camps

Dutch Apple Cake

1 1/2 cups flour
1 Tbs baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup milk

Filling

2 to 4 medium apples
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine flour, baking powder and salt together and set aside. Cream shortening, adding sugar gradually, beating between additions. Add egg and vanilla and beat until light. Blend in dry ingredients alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Spread batter in greased 11″ X 7″ cake pan. Peel and core apples and cut into 8 pieces each. Place in rows on batter with sharp edges pressed in slightly. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top. Bake for approximately 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.