Apple knobby cake
Use a mixture of Cortland and Macoun apples for this simple cake.
|Shortening (for the pan)|
|1/4||cup solid vegetable shortening|
|1||teaspoon vanilla extract|
|1/2||teaspoon baking powder|
|1/2||teaspoon baking soda|
|1/2||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1/2||teaspoon ground nutmeg|
|4||small apples, peeled, cored, and chopped|
|1/4||cup chopped walnuts|
1. Set the oven at 350 degrees. Grease an 8-inch square baking dish.
2. In a bowl, cream the sugar and shortening using a wooden spoon. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. When the mixture is smooth, add the apples and walnuts.
3. Spread the batter in the pan. Bake the cake for 45 minutes. Adapted from Pam Dowse