Apie Cakes

Apie Cakes                 


6 cups flour     

1 ½ c. sugar    

½ c. light brown sugar    

1 tsp. salt         

2 tsp. baking powder           

1 tsp. baking soda    

3/4 c. shortening        

1 egg   

1 3/4 c sour milk or buttermilk        



To make sour milk add 1 Tbsp. vinegar to 1 cup milk.


Mix all dry ingredients with the hands making sure all lumps are fine.  Cut in shortening with fork or pastry cutter.  Add & stir in egg & milk.     Do not use mixer.  Just stir to mix.  Bake in pie pans or round cake pans at 375 for 35 min.  Makes 2 9 inch pans or 4 of small store aluminum pie pans.                           


Mom & Grammy

2 thoughts on “Apie Cakes

  1. I just found your site because I have a recipe for apie cakes too, and I have no idea what they are! How do you serve them?

  2. Exactly like my grandmother made. We lost her recipe when she passed in 1976 and I haven’t had it since. Thanks so much.

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