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Applesauce Cake Recipe

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

Frances Hanson, wife of Dean Hanson
Added: Tuesday, March 24, 2009


5/8 c. fig nuggets
1/3 c. hot water
2 c. flour
1 3/4 c. sugar
1/3 tbsp. baking soda
1/3 tbsp. nutmeg
1/3 tbsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 c. buttermilk
3 eggs
1/4 c. applesauce
1/2 c. walnuts

Mix fig nuggets and hot water together. Cook in uncovered kettle, stirring occasionally until nuggets have dissolved and mixture has thickened.
Combine in flour,sugar, baking soda nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in mixer. Mix well for 1 min,then beat for 3 mins.
Add vegetable oil, buttermilk. and eggs to the dry ingredients. Beat 2 mins.
Mix applesauce and walnuts with cooked figs. Add to cake mixture only to blend.
Pour into lightly greased cake pan. Bake at 325
for 30-35 mins.




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