Peel, core and chop apples fine.
Cook sugar and water in baking pan over slow fire.
While cooking make rich biscuit dough (see strawberry shortcake).
Roll out about 1/2 inch thick, spread with apples and roll into a long roll.
Cut into pieces about 1/2 or 2 inches long.
Place with cut side down in hot syrup, put small piece of butter on top and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
Bake in hot oven until apples are done and crust golden brown.
Turn out on platter; add syrup and serve with plain or whipped cream.
Peaches or other fruit may be used in place of apples.