A Closer Look at this Previously Featured Amish Recipe
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 cups brown sugar
2/3 cup shortening
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk
Preheat oven to 375o. Sift first six ingredients into mixing bowl. Cut in sugar and shortening until crumbly. Reserve one cup for topping. Stir in milk and egg just until flour is moistened. Pour batter into greased 9 x 9 pan. Sprinke reserved crumb mixture over batter. Bake at 375o for 35-40 minutes.
The Amish Way cookbook, compiled by Adrienne Lund, published by Jupiter Press, copyright revised edition 1994. Adrienne Lund is the author-publisher of nine Amish cookbooks and a children's book about the Amish way of life. Her books are available in our gift shop and in our online store. Visit her website at amishwaycookbooks.com. Used by permission.
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