1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 t vanilla extract
1 1/2 c all purpose flour
2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup plus 2 T sugar
1 t ground cinnamon
2 apples, peeled and sliced
- Preheat oven to 350F. Butter & flour 9 inch square pan. Using electric mixer, cream butter with brown sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat until well blended.
- Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda together; mix into butter alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Pour into prepared pan.
- Mix 1/2 cup plus 2 T sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Place sliced apples atop cake batter. Spoon sugar mixture into apple depressions. Sprinkle remaining sugar over cake.
- Bake cake until toothpick comes out clean, about 45 minutes.