Sunday, May 10, 2009


Made this a few days ago .... was still moist this morning when we finished it off!

1/3 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
3 cups flour
2 teas. baking powder
1/2 teas. baking soda
1/4 teas. salt
1 teas. cinnamon
1-3/4 cup buttermilk (or milk with a splash of lemon juice or vinegar)
2 to 3 apples, cored, peeled and sliced

Beat together butter, shortening and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, beat well and set aside.
Stir together flour, baking powder and soda, salt and cinnamon; add to butter mixture alternating with buttermilk.
Spread about half the batter in a greased 13x9-inch pan; top with apple slices.
Spread remaining batter over apples, sprinkle with topping.
Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until knife tests clean.

1 cup flour
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 Tablespoon cinnamon
6 Tablespoon butter

Stir together everything except butter. Cut butter in 3with a pastry blender or a pair of knives until crumbly.

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