From Grandma Roberts' recipe book, once again. Something to do with apples, yum.
Prep:20m Cook:30m Servings:8
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1/2 tsp of red food coloring if desired
5 medium tart apples (1 1/2 lbs.) peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup sifted enriched flour
2 tsp of double acting baking powder
1/2 tsp of salt
1/4 cup of shortening
3/4 cup of milk
2 tbsp of melted ubtter
2 tbsp of sugar
1/2 tsp of cinnamonDirections
Boil to a syrup, sugar & water. About five minutes-Add food coloring if desired.
Place apples in a greased shallow 8 x 12 baking dish.
Pour syrup over apples.
Sift dry ingredients together.
Use two knives to cut in the shortening to make pea sized crumbs.
Stir in milk to make a soft dough.
Drop 12 spoonsful of dough over the apples and make a dent in the top of each.
In the dents, sprinkle in melted butter, sugar and cinnamon.
Bake 25 to 20 minutes at 450 degrees.