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Ruthie's Applesauce Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barby Raymond Jansz
Added: Friday, September 30, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. shortening (Crisco or margarine)
1-1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 c. applesauce
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. raisins
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and shortening; then add eggs, applesauce, flour and salt. Coat raisins with some flour before adding to mixture. Blend well. Pour batter into a 9x9 loaf pan and sprinkle top of cake with white sugar before baking. Bake at 350 F. for 45-60 minutes.

Note: In addition to raisins, pecans and dates may be added.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ruthie Thompson was the best baker on Hobson Road. We used to love to go there on Halloween to get her homemade taffy apples and packs of Amurol sugar-free gum and candy.

 

 

 

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