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Gov. Dewey's Applesauce Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Gov. Dewey's Applesauce Cake, by , is from Sacred Heart Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Julia A. O'Farrell
Added: Wednesday, August 9, 2006


1 c. butter or shortening
2 c. sugar
2 eggs
3 c. sifted flour
1 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tbsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 1.2 c. applesauce
1 tbsp. corn syrup
1 c. raisins
1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans

Cream together butter and sugar, gradually beat in eggs, one at a time.
Sift flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt; set aside 1/4 c.
Stir together applesauce and corn syrup; add alternately with flour mixture to creamed mixture.
Stir raisins and nuts into reserved flour; add to batter.
Pour into greased tube pan.
Bake at 300 degrees 1 1/2 hrs.




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