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Applesauce Cake with Butterscotch Icing Recipe

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This recipe for Applesauce Cake with Butterscotch Icing, by , is from Cub Scouts Recipes for Fun, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Vale Scott
Added: Saturday, January 24, 2009


2 cups brown sugar
1 cup shortening
2 cups hot applesauce
2 cups raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup molasses or dark Karo syrup
3 cups flour
2 tsp soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp allspice
pinch of salt

6 Tbsp shortening
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup black coffee
1/8 tsp salt
3 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Mix hot applesauce, sugar and butter. Dissolve soda in the molasses. Add to mixture. Sift flour, spices, and salt and add to mixture. Stir in nuts. Mix a little flour into the raisins, and add to the mixture. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Combine shortening, brown sugar, coffee and salt and cook over medium heat for 6 minutes. Add to sugar and vanilla and beat well. Spread on cake.

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