Yield: 8 Servings
|4 \N||Apples; tart|
|½ teaspoon||Cinnamon; ground Salt|
|¼ cup||Molasses or tightly packed b Water|
|1½ teaspoon||Baking powder Salt|
|½ cup||Butter or shortening|
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly butter a shallow 1½-to 2-quart baking dish. Pare the apples and slice. Place in the bottom of the baking dish. Sprinkle with the sugar and cinnamon, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Mix molasses ands water and pour over the apples. In a mixing bowl, combineflour, baking powder,and ¼ teaspoon salt. Cut in butter or shortening, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and mix until dough holds together in a ball. On a lightly floured board, roll out dough to a thickness of about ⅓ inch to fit the top of the casserole. Place over apples. Cut vents in the top.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until golden. Recipe From:Great Old-Fashioned American Desserts Copyright 1987 by Beatrice Ojakangas from Usenet Recipes conference Source: CRS file