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Applesauce Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Applesauce Cake, by , is from Herring Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Myrtle Kinney
Added: Friday, January 23, 2009


1/2 C margarine
1 C sugar
2 eggs, beaten lightly
2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1 C applesauce
1 C raisins (cooked & cooled)
3/4 C chopped nuts

Cook raisins in a small amount of water until raisins are plump & the water is gone. Set aside to cool.

Sift dry ingredients & add alternately with applesauce.
Cream margarine & sugar. Add eggs and mix. Add to dry ingredients. Add nuts & cooled raisins.

Bake in greased angel food or bundt pan at 350 degrees for approximately 1 hour




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