Mom's Apple Stack Cake
|1/2 c||criscoe shortening|
|31/2 c||all purpose flour|
|1 tsp||vanilla extract|
|1/2 tsp||baking soda|
|1 lb||granny smith apples|
AS a child I always called my grandma Mom. She made Apple Stack Cakes, they were a tradition in Applachian states,back in the old days they were brought to weddings. It brings back such sweet memories. I had to use someone else's photo for this recipe.
2. Using an electric mixer, beat shortening and sugar until creamy. Add buttermilk, molasses, egg and vanilla, beating well.
3. Combine flour, ginger, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add shortening mixture, stirring just until combined.