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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Apple Shortcake Squares - made in the food processor

3 apples peeled and sliced
1 tbl spn sugar
1 to 2 tbl spn water
2 cups plain flour
1 tea spn baking powder
125g butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg beaten
1 to 2 tbl spn milk

UPDATE : used the food processor for mixing the dough and it turned out great!

Put apples, first measure of sugar and water in saucepan and cook slowly until apples are soft.
Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.
Cut in butter until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
Mix 1/4 cup of sugar and the egg.
Add sufficient milk to form a firm dough.
Knead until smooth.
Divide dough in half and roll out each piece to fit a 22cm square cake tin.
Place one piece of dough in tin and spread apple over it.
Lightly press remaining dough on top.
Bake at 180c for 25 min.
When cold sprinkle with sifted icing sugar and cut into squares.
Makes 16

Edmonds Cook Book

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