applesauce cake

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By Linda Smith
from Oelwein, IA

Found this recipe in old church recipe book to make it mine I put 3 recipes together. Enjoy.

serves 10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For applesauce cake

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    shortning
  • 1 lg
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    applesauce
  • 1 tsp
    soda
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1/2 c
    water(mixed with the 1 teaspoon soda)
  • BUTTER CREAM FROSTING
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    good vanilla
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How To Make applesauce cake

  • 1
    Cream sugar and shortening.
  • 2
    Add well beaten egg and applesauce.
  • 3
    Mix flour spices and salt.
  • 4
    Mix soda that has been dissolved in1/2 cup hot water
  • 5
    Alternately add flour mixture and soda mixture to creamed sugar mixture.Beating after each addition.
  • 6
    Add raisin and nuts; beat another3 minutes.
  • 7
    Pour into a 9x13 inch pan.
  • 8
    Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  • 9
    Frost with Butter Cream Frosting
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