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Mom-Maw Compton's Applesauce Cake Recipe

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3 c. sifted flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 c. butter or crisco
2 c. sugar
2 eggs beaten lightly
2 c. raisins
2 c. mixed nuts
2 c. apple sauce

Sift flour, salt,, soda, cinnamon, cloves 3 times (very important)
Cream butter or shortening
Add Sugar and cream until fluffy
Add eggs, raisins, and nuts
Mix with applesauce
Slowly add flour mixture while slowly mixing
Bake on 250 until golden brown and done




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