Using her mother, Ethel Smith Davis’ recipe, by Kathryn Davis Watkins.
- ½ cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- ½ cup cold coffee
- ½ tsp. baking soda
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ½ tsp. salt
- 2 tbsp. cinnamon
- 1 cup peeled and finely chopped apples
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup pecan or walnut pieces
- Paper muffin cups
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream shortening and sugar until smooth. Add egg and mix well.
Stir baking soda into coffee & set aside.
Combine flour, salt & cinnamon. Add to cream cheese mixture- alternately with coffee- beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix until smooth.
Add apples, raisins and nuts. Mix well.
Spoon into paper cups until 2/3rds full
Bake for 18 -20 minutes. Makes 1 ½ dozen.