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  • 4 cups sliced apples


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1. Filling: Pare and slice apples. Place in the bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  2. Syrup: Combine sugar, flour, salt, vinegar and water. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla extract. Cool.
  4. Pour cooled syrup over the apples.
  5. Topping: Cut shortening into sifted dry ingredients.
  6. Add milk and stir only until mixture is wet.
  7. Drop topping by spoonsful over apple mixture.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 minutes.
  9. Serve with rich milk or cream.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

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