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“In 'Sweet Auburn Desserts' by Sonya Jones”
2hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°; butter a deep 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  2. Place the sliced apples in a large bowl and sprinkle them with lemon juice.
  3. Mix the flour, cinnamon, and sugar together in a separate bowl.
  4. Sprinkle the cinnamon mixture over the apples and toss gently to coat.
  5. The dough: In a bowl, mix the flour, sugar, and baking powder; cut in the shortening using a pastry blender until the mixture becomes crumbly.
  6. Add the milk and stir with a fork.
  7. Form the dough into a ball and turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
  8. Roll the dough out to a size that is 1/2 to 1 inch larger than your baking pan.
  9. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared dish and dot with the pieces of butter.
  10. Place the dough over the top of the apple filling and seal the edges.
  11. Cut vents in the top of the crust to allow steam to escape while baking.
  12. Bake for 10 minutes; decrease oven temperature to 375° and bake for another 30-40 minutes, or until the crust is lightly browned on the top and the apples are tender.

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