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This recipe for Mom's Spice Applesauce Cake, by Grant Smith, is from Mom's Kitchen Table,
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3/4 cup of cake flour 1/2 tsp of salt 1 tsp of baking soda 2 tsp of cinnamon 1 tsp of ground cloves 1 Tsp of instant coffee granules 1/2 cup of butter or margarine 1 cup of sugar 1 egg slightly beaten 1/2 cup of buttermilk 1/2 cup of applesauce 1 tsp of vanilla
Preheat oven to 350º
Sift together the dry ingredients. Add the shortening, buttermilk and egg, mix well. Add the instant coffee and applesauce. and beat with an electric mixer for 3 minutes. Pour into a well greased cake pan and bake for 30 minutes. (9x9 square cake pan)
This is a great cake to make on a cold fall day. The spices are really inviting. Mom would frost this with grandma's Carmel frosting.
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