|Recipe : Entry # 4877|
|Grandmamma's Apple Stack Cake|
|Tallapoosa River EC|
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup molasses
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cloves
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup buttermilk with 1/4 teaspoon soda
(Prepare and allow to oil while making cake layers.)
1 1/2 pounds dried apples
(3 cups) soaked overnight in 2 1/2 cups water. Add 1 1/2 cups sugar and cook until nearly done, the add 1/2 teaspoon each of cinnamon, allspice and cloves. Mix well and cool.
Cream butter and sugar; add eggs and molasses and mix well. Mix dry ingredients; add alternately with milk to batter, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Blend well. Pour batter into greased 9-inch cake pans (makes 5-6 layers). Cover only bottom of pan with batter as layers should be very thin. Bake at 350 degrees about 12 minutes. Cool five minutes before removing from pans. Spread fruit between layers.