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Applesauce Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Applesauce Cake, by , is from KITCHEN FAVORITES from FAMILY and FRIENDS, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rita Kearl
Added: Tuesday, October 23, 2007


2 1/2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. soda
1 1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 c. soft shortening
1/2 c. water
1 1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
2 eggs (1/3 to 1/2 cups)
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1 c. cut up raisins

Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour two layer pans, 9x 1 1/2 or and oblong pan, 13x9x2. Measure flour by dip level pour method or by sifting. Blend dry ingredients in a bowl. Add shortening, water and applesauce. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed on mixer or 300 vigorous strokes by hand. Scrape side and bottom of bowl constantly. Add eggs. Beat 2 more minutes scraping bowl frequently. Stir in walnuts and raisins. Pour into pans. Bake layers 35 - 40 minutes, oblong 45 - 50 minutes. Cool and enjoy.




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