Cumberland Now Volume 1, Issue 8 - Page 29

Apple Crisp By Darci Bernabei From Recipes to Remember • 5 cups apples, sliced and peeled • 2-4 Tbsp. sugar • 1/2 cup regular rolled oats • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg, ginger or cinnamon • 1/4 cup butter or margarine • 1/4 cup chopped nuts or coconut • vanilla ice cream or light cream (optional) For filling: Thaw fruit if frozen; do not drain. Place fruit in 8-by-11 1/2-inch round baking dish. Stir in sugar. For topping: In a mixing bowl, combine oats, brown sugar, flour and nutmeg (ginger or cinnamon). Cut in margarine or butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in nuts or coconut. Sprinkle topping over filling. Bake in a 375-degree oven for 30-35 minutes (40 minutes for thawed fruit) or until fruit is tender and topping is golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream or light cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings. Apple Dumplin’s By Margie Hicks From Recipes to Remember • 2 Granny Smith apples • 1 (8-pack) crescent rolls • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon • 1/2 cup butter • 1 cup sugar • 1 cup orange juice • 1 tsp. vanilla Bring butter, sugar, orange juice and vanilla to a boil in small saucepan. Peel and quarter apples; wrap pieces with crescent rolls. Sprinkle with cinnamon; pour boiled mixture over apples and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Raw Apple Pound Cake By Brandi Tinch From Recipes to Remember • 1 1/2 cup cooking oil • 2 cups sugar • 3 eggs • 1tsp. salt • 1 tsp. soda • 2 cups plain flour • 2 tsp. vanilla • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon • 3 large apples, diced • 1 cup chopped nuts Combine all ingredients except apples and nuts. Mix well. Fold in apples and nuts. Bake in greased tube pan for 1 hour 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Pour sauce over while hot. Sauce: Heat 1/2 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons milk and 1 stick butter for 1 minute and pour over hot cake. APPLE VARIETIES The Red Delicious is the most popular grown apple in the U.S. The Golden Delicious is the second most popular grown apple in America. The Delicious apples tend to have mild, but grainy flesh that can fall apart when cooked, so they’re best used for snacking. Apple Pudding By Bettie Atkinson, Rinnie | From Around the Table 3/4 cup butter, softened • 2 cups sugar • 2 eggs, beaten • 2 cups flour • 1 tsp. soda • 1/4 tsp. salt • 1 tsp. cinnamon • 3 cups chopped apples • 3/4 cup chopped pecans Cranberry and Apple Dessert By Jo Page, Mountain Homemakers From Around the Table • 1 (16 oz.) pkg. whole cranberries • 3 cups chopped unpeeled red apples • 1 cup sugar • 1 1/2 cups oats • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar • 1/3 cup flour • 1/2 cup chopped pecans • 1/2 cup melted butter Wash cranberries; drain. Combine cranberries, apples and sugar in bowl; toss to mix. Spread in 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Combine oats, brown sugar, flour and pecans in small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle over cranberry mixture. Spread butter over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until brown. Yield: 10 servings. Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, McIntosh and Macoun are some of the other more popular varieties. Those interested in baking with apples can select among Granny Smith, Jonagold and McIntosh, all of which tend to be crisp and tart and hold up better in recipes. Cream butter and sugar in mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Sift flour, soda, salt and cinnamon together. Add to mixture; mix well. Stir in chopped apples and pecans. Spread in buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Garnish with whipped topping. Yield: 12 servings. Apple Rolls By Johnnie D. Broyles, Sunshine From Around the Table • 1 1/4 cups flour • 1 tsp. salt • 1/2 cup shortening • 3 1/2 Tbsp. water • 5 apples, peeled and grated • 1 1/2 cups water • 1 3/4 cups sugar • 10 red hot cinnamon candies Combine flour and salt in bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons water; mix well. Roll pastry into 1/2-inch thick rectangle on floured surface. Spread apples over pastry. Roll as for jelly roll. Cut into 1-inch slices. Place cutside down in 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Combine 1 1/2 cups water, sugar and cinnamon red hots in saucepan. Cook until candies are dissolved, stirring constantly. Pour syrup over apple rolls. Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes or until brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings. Cumberland Now • September 2020 | 29