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Applesauce Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Berning
Added: Sunday, November 1, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c shortening
2 1/4 c sugar
3 beaten eggs
3 c sifted enriched flour
1 1/2 tsp baking power
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 tsp soda
3/4 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 c thick, unsweetened applesauce
1 1/2 c chopped seeded raisins.

Directions:
Directions:
Stir shortening to soften. Gradually add sugar, and cream together until light and fluffy.

Add eggs and mix well.

Sift flour, baking powder, cinnamon, soda, salt, and cloves together 3 times; add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce, a small amount at a time. Beat after each addition until smooth.

Fold in raisins.

Baker in paper-lined 2/13 pan in moderate oven (350) about 60 minutes. Serve plain or frosted.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Applesauce was your Dad's favorite cake that Grandma Burning made. She didn't have a recipe just knew how much of each thing to add. She tried to give me the proportions but mine never turned out as good as hers. I found this recipe and it was as close as I could get but never quite as moist and good as hers.

 

 

 

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