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Spanish Bar Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Smith
Added: Thursday, February 10, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar 3 large eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup chunky applesauce
1 cup raisins 2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsps. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Put raisins in small pan with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain. Cream together butter, shortening and sugar. Add beaten eggs, vanilla, applesauce and raisins. Mix. Add baking soda, powder, salt and spices. Do not overmix.
Pour into greased, floured 13x9 pan or 3 loaf pans. Bake for 45 minutes.
FROSTING:
8 oz. cream cheese 4 tbsps. butter
2 tsp. vanilla 2 1/4 cup confec. sugar
1/3 cup milk 1 tsp. lemon juice

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I found this recipe in the newspaper. It said it was like the old A&P spanish bar cake that Sal and I would have at our neighbor Maude Adams house. It really tastes like it. Make in the loaf pans to have it look like the cake we new!

 

 

 

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