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Apple Kuchen (Old-Fashioned Apple Cake)

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“Apples-on-top coffee cake. Easy, from-scratch home cookin' - and a childhood memory from my grandmother's recipe file. Make it with your kids & enjoy the aroma of cinnamon while it bakes!”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Lightly grease and flour a cake pan: 7"x11" (you can substitute an 8" or 9" square cake pan if needed).
  3. Pare and core the apples and slice them thinly (about 1/4" to 1/2" thick). Mix the cinnamon and sugar and set aside.
  4. For the cake batter:
  5. Cream the 3/4 cup of sugar, the shortening, and egg together until fluffy. Gradually add the milk.
  6. Sift the flour, baking powder, and baking soda together and stir into the first mixture.
  7. Spread the batter in the prepared cake pan.
  8. Arrange the apples on top of the batter in rows, overlapping slightly. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the apples.
  9. Bake @ 375 for 35 to 40 minutes.

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