"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Applesauce Cake Recipe

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

Nancy Hollen
Added: Saturday, January 24, 2009


1/2 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1 c. applesauce
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 c. flour
1/2 c. walnuts, chopped
1 c. raisins

Mix ingredients. Pour into a large greased and floured loaf pan. Bake at 350 for one hour.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of Edith's regulars at Christmas. Abie used to cut the walnuts with a huge knife on a big wooden block. I bought them a nut chopper - but - he still did them on the big wooden block with that huge knife!! Every time I bake this, I see him at the table with the walnuts.




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