Grandma Hulda's Applesauce Cake

Grandma Hulda's
Applesauce Cake

This recipe was one of my favorites that my grandmother
used to make. This page is dedicated to
Hulda Mae Bollheimer Ayers.

2 cups plain flour
2 tablespoons cocoa
3/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon soda
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup soft shortening
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups applesauce
1 cup raisins or dates
3/4 cup nuts (optional)

Cream shortening and sugar together. Sift rest of dry ingredients together. Toss nuts and fruit in dry ingredients. Add eggs to shortening-sugar mixture. Beat at slow speed. Add flour and applesauce alternately, beating only until well blended. Pour into 13" x 9" pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes.

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Created:  2 Apr 2001
Modified:  14 Apr 2001
Copyright © 2001, Jennifer Volker

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