This section is from the book "Neighborhood Cook Book", by Circle No. 5, Women's Union, Hemenway Methodist Church. Also available from Amazon: Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking.
1 1/2 cups flour, 2 tsp. baking powder, 1 tbsp. sugar, pinch of salt, 2 tbsp. butter, milk to make a stiff batter. Place in pie tin and cover top with thick slices of apple. Cover with 3/4 cup sugar, a little cinnamon and small bits of butter. Bake in a moderate oven 20 to 30 minutes. - Mrs. Elizabeth Harvey.
1/4 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, 1 egg, 1 1/2 cups flour, scant tsp. baking powder, 1 tbsp. warm water, 1/2 cup chopped nuts, 1/2 cup ground raisins, 1 cup chopped apple.
Bake in square tin. Put whipped cream on top and a cherry. Serves 8 people.
- Mrs. Don Crawford.
1 large cup unsweetened apple sauce, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup lard or Crisco, yolk of 1 egg. 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. allspice, 2 cups flour, sifted with 2 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. soda dissolved in warm water and put in the apple sauce. Bake in slow oven.
- Mrs. Edwin Price.
1/2 cup butter, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce, 1 tsp. each of cinnamon and nut-meg, 1/2 tsp. cloves, 1 cup raisins, 1 cup nuts, 2 cups flour, 1 tsp. soda dissolved in hot water. Bake in loaf, 40 minutes. - Mrs. E. R, Pulliam.
1 cup sugar, 2 tbsp. butter, 3 eggs, 3/4 cups milk (or 1/2 cup water), 4 cups flour sifted with 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. vanilla.
Cream butter, add sugar slowly, then eggs beaten light, flour and milk alternately and extract. Beat thoroughly.
Pour into 4 cake pans, placing sliced apples or halved peaches on top. Sprinkle the apples with sugar and cinnamon, and the peaches with sugar.
- Mrs. Lorenzen.