Apple: Dried Apple Stack Cake

posted by Mai 04-29-103 7:48 AM

Dried Apple Stack Cake

2-1/4 cups sifted flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together. Cream shortening and sugar together; add eggs, milk and vanilla alternately with flour. Roll out as cookies; cut into 7 or 8 large rounds to fit layer cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees F. until lightly browned. Cool. Put together with dried apples prepared as shown below. Let stand for several hours or overnight before serving.

Dried Apples for Stack Cake

4 cups dried apples (apples dried by sun are best.....sugar and spices to taste)
2 tablespoons butter

Add small amount of water to apples and cook until tender. (Apples may be soaked before cooking if desired). Additional water may be added while apples are cooking if needed, but apples should remain of stiff consistency. Add butter to apples while hot. Blend in sugar and spices to taste.

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