Crumb Apple Cake

12"Dutch Oven (serves 8)
24briquettes (6 bottom/18 top)
oven sits for 1 hour, and cooks for 30-40 minutes (1-1/2 hours total time)
2large tart apples
2-1/2 cupsflour (1 cup for cake and 1/2 cup for topping)
2/3 cupbrown sugar
1/2 cupwhite sugar
1/2 cupmilk
1-1/3 sticksmargarine (1 stick for cake and 1/3 stick for topping)
1 packetdry active yeast
1 Tbspcinnamon
1/2 tspsalt
1 Tbspcooking oil
knife, cutting board, 2 mixing bowls, and small sauce pan (something to melt butter in) also needed

Melt butter in small sauce pan, and slice up apples.

For the cake: combine 1 cup flour to salt and yeast in first mixing bowl.

Add eggs, about 3/4 of the melted butter, and another 1 cup flour to ingredients in bowl and mix into batter.
Remember to save 1/2 cup of flour, and about 1/4 of the melted butter for the topping.

Grease inside of oven with cooking oil. Then pour in batter, and place sliced apples on top of batter.

For the topping: combine rest of melted butter to brown sugar, cinnamon, and 1/2 cup flour in second mixing bowl. Mix until crumbly.

Sprinkle crumbly mixture over apples. Cover Dutch Oven with lid, and let oven sit in a warm place for about 1 hour.

Place oven on top of 6 hot briquettes, with another 18 hot briquettes on the lid. Bake for 30-40 minutes.

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