Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa 1848

Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa Recipe 1848

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Jane Laster

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa 1848

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

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About Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa 1848

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #applesauce




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