"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Applesauce Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Applesauce Cake, by , is from Herring Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Myrtle Kinney
Added: Friday, January 23, 2009


1/2 C margarine
1 C sugar
2 eggs, beaten lightly
2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1 C applesauce
1 C raisins (cooked & cooled)
3/4 C chopped nuts

Cook raisins in a small amount of water until raisins are plump & the water is gone. Set aside to cool.

Sift dry ingredients & add alternately with applesauce.
Cream margarine & sugar. Add eggs and mix. Add to dry ingredients. Add nuts & cooled raisins.

Bake in greased angel food or bundt pan at 350 degrees for approximately 1 hour




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