Apple Bread


Melt in baking pan, 9x9x2"... 2 tbsp butter.
Mix with fork in small bowl... 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon.
Sprinkle sugar mixture on melted butter in pan.
Cut into thin slices... 1 apple.
Arrange apple slices in rows on sugar mixture in pan.
Sprinkle over apples... a few raisins.
Stir together with spoon in large bowl... 1 pkg. active dry yeast, 3/4 cup warm water (105F to 115F)
Add... 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tsp salt, 1 cup Gold Medal flour (if using self-rising flour, omit salt).
Beat 2 minutes or until batter drops from spoon in sheets.
Add and beat until smooth... 1 egg, 1/4 cup shortening, 1 1/4 cups Gold Medal flour.
Drop batter by small spoonfuls over apples and raisins in pan. Cover pan and let rise in warm place until double, 50 to 60 minutes.

Heat oven to 375F.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until brown. Immediately remove cake from pan by turning upside down onto serving plate.