Apple Pie in 1920

Mills County Tribune, Glenwood, Iowa May 17, 1920, page 4

Cheer up! There is no further reason for worrying about table variety. The new Royal Cook Book gives new suggestions for every meals every day. The book is so full of surprises there will never be another dull meal in the home. Here are a few suggestions from the new Royal Cook Book.

Apple Pie

  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 1/3 teaspoons Royal Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 apples, or 1 quart sliced apples
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk

Sift flour, baking powder and salt; add shortening and rub in very lightly; add just enough cold water to hold dough together. Roll half out on floured board, line bottom of pie plate; fill in apples, which have been washed, pared and cut into thin slices; sprinkle with sugar; flavor with cinnamon or nutmeg; wet edges of crust with cold water; roll out remainder of pastry; cover pie, pressing edges tightly together and bake in moderate oven 30 minutes.

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