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Granny Sutherland's Applesauce Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Granny Sutherland's Applesauce Cake, by , is from The Wamsher/DeWitt Family CookBook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Steel
Added: Friday, April 14, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c shortening
1-1/2 c sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 c thick unsweetened applesauce
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
2 c flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 c raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 350F. Sift together dry ingredients and set aside. Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly. Add eggs and beat well. Add applesauce and sifted dry ingredients. Beat smooth and fold in raisins. Bake for 45-60 mins.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is another recipe that belonged to Nana's mother. I remember as a child Nana making this cake often. Our mom made it allot too. It was always good without icing.

 

 

 

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