Apple or Peach Cake

1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg

Peel and slice apples or peaches. Mix them in cinnamon and sugar.

Sift dry ingredients. Cut in shortening. Beat egg slightly and combine with milk. Add to dry ingredients and mix. Arrange fruit slices on top. Sprinkle with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Dot with butter and bake 45-minutes at 375 degrees.

Canned fruit may be used.

-- Dorothy Anna Olsen Sproul, "Aunt Dot," 1914-