1 ½ cup sugar
3/4 cup shortening
2 ½ cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups peeled & diced apples
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup warm coffee
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Cream sugar & shortening, add eggs & beat mixture.
Combine flour, soda, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon & salt.
Gradually add to sugar, shortening & egg mixture, alternately with coffee.
Fold in diced apples & nuts.
Combine brown sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon and sprinkle over top of mixture.
Bake in greased & floured pan at 350* for 45 minutes.