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Apple Sauce Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Sauce Cake, by , is from NCAL KP HealthConnect Cookbook 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Vergina Felder, KPHC HIM
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008


1/2 c. shortening
2 c. sugar
1 large egg
1 1/2 c. thick unsweetened apple sauce
1/2 c. mincemeat
2 1/2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. each of cinnamon, cloves, allspice
1 c. chopped raisins
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. boiling water
1 tsp. rum, brandy, or lemon extract

Grease and flour cake pan set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sifted flour, salt and spices set aside. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy, add the egg, blend in applesauce and mincemeat. Dissolve soda in boiling water and add alternately with the dry ingredients until well blended. Stir in raisins and nuts.
Bake at 350

For an 8x12 oblong cake pan, bake 1 hour. For a 9" square pan, bake 45 min or when inserted toothpick comes out clean. Serve with or without icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I bake mine in a black cast iron skillet. Grease skillet and put in wax paper, then put in mixture. Bake 1 hr at 350, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.




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