Apple Upside Down Cake

  • 3 cups peeled, sliced apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2-1/2 baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Grease a 9-inch square pan well. Combine apples, 1/2 cup sugar, butter and cinnamon in a sauce pan. Cook until tender, stirring frequently. Pour into baking pan. Combine flour, baking poder and salt. Cream shortening together with sugar. Blend in eggs, one at a time, beating well. Combine milk and vanilla, and add alternately with dry ingredients to creamed mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Spread over apples in pan.

Bake in 350 degree oven 35-40 minutes or until done. Remove from oven. Turn cake upside down over serving plate. Let stand a few minutes. Remove pan. Makes 9-12 servings.

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