6 to 8
2 cups fresh apple chunks, peeled (approximately 2 apples)
1/2 cup sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg yolk
Place fresh apple chunks in a 8" x 8" pan.
Cover with 2 cups of apple sauce (hold 1/2 cup in reserve), sprinkle with sugar (optional), and dot with butter or margarine.
Place in 375°F oven to begin heating.
In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening. Combine the 1/2 cup apple sauce with the egg yolk. Add to flour mixture. Mix well.
Drop soft dough evenly over top of apple mixture.
Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve plain or with ice cream.