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Lena Earl's Apple Sauce Cake - December 1954 Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Merritt

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c shortening
1 egg
1 1/2 c apple sauce
1 1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 c flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp each cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg
2 c raisins
1 c currants
1 lb mixed fruit
Maraschino cherries
1 c chunk pineapple
1 c walnuts, chopped
1 c pecans, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar, shortening, egg, apple sauce, soda, baking powder, flour, salt, spices.
Put fruit in boiling water and let stand for a few minutes.
Set about 1 hour in drainer.
Line 4 bread tins with aluminum foil.
Set pan of water in bottom of oven.
Bake at 250 for 3 - 4 hrs

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 4 Christmas cakes
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 hr
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jean Roselene Marcell Merritt (1908 - 2001)
Married September 1929 to Rev. Walter Peter Merritt (1907 - 1990), Pastor of Harrisville Holiness Church

Recipe from church member.

 

 

 

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