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Applesauce Christmas Cake 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 applesauce
1 1/2 tsp soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 c flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp each of cinnamon, cloves, allspice, & nutmeg
2 c raisins
1 c currants
1 lb mixed fruit
Maraschino cherries
1 c chunk pineapple
1 c walnut meats
1 c pecans, cut up

Directions:
Directions:
Put raisins, currants, and mixed fruit in boiling water & let stand a few minutes.
Drain Maraschino cherries and pineapple for about 1 hr.
Mix all ingredients. You can bake in coffee cans or in loaf pans. Set pan of water in bottom of oven. Bake at 250 for 3 or 4 hrs.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 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

 

 

 

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