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Aunt Dots Applesauce Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Roylance
Added: Monday, October 29, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening or butter
2 eggs
2-1/2 cup applesauce
2 cups flour
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 cups raisins
1 cup nuts
CARAMEL FROSTING
1 1/3 c. brown sugar
8 tbsp. milk
1/4 tsp. salt
3 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs one at time beating after each. Add applesauce gradually with the dry ingredients. Add raisins and nuts. Pour into two bread loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes until pick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cool and frost with a caramel frosting.

CARAMEL FROSTING
Combine brown sugar, salt, and milk in saucepan, bring to a boil. Cook slowly until thickened about 4 to 6 minutes. Remove from saucepan and add butter and vanilla. Cool. Add powdered sugar. Beat until smooth

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have very fond memory's of this cake as a little girl. It is very moist and delicious with the applesauce and the raisins, and the caramel frosting will remind you of a caramel apple. A wonderful fall treat when made with fresh applesauce.

 

 

 

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