Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa 1848

Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa Recipe 1848

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Jane Laster


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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  • 1 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2/3 c
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c
    warm water
  • 1 can(s)
  • 1
  • 1 c
  • 2/3 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Christmas Applesauce Cake Circa 1848


  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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