Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa Recipe 1848

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Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa 1848

Jane Laster

By
@bluejane16

This was given to me by a dear neighbor Mrs. Hodges who used to be like another grandma to my kids when they were little. She was a excellent cook.


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Serves:

12-16

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
2/3 c
sugar
2/3 c
brown sugar
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 tsp
allspice,ground
1/3 c
crisco
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/3 c
warm water
1 can(s)
applesauce
1
egg
1 c
raisins
2/3 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make a nest of the dry ingredients then add the Crisco, vanilla and warm water. Beat vigorously 2 minutes, then add egg. Beat 2 more minutes. Lightly dust the raisins and 2/3 cups of the pecans with flour. Fold raisins and pecans into batter. Grease & flour tube pan or 3 loaf pans.
2
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Check to be sure it's done because it may take longer to get done well. Ice with Mrs. Hodges Icing

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #applesauce