Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake (1 egg)

1 3/4 c cake flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinn.
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 c shortening
1 c sugar
1 egg, well beaten
2 c chopped nuts
2 c chopped raisins
3/4 c strained hot applesauce, unsweetened

Sift flour, add b. powder, soda, salt and spices and sift three times, Cream butter, add sugar.

Mix thoroughly. Add egg, raisins, nuts, beat well.

Add flour mixture, alternately with apple...(sauce)... a small amount at a time.

Bake into a greased (pan loaf) 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 in a med. oven 350 degrees 1 hour or until done.

Found in "Pillsbury Kitchens Family Cookbook" published by Pillsbury, 1979.

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  1. That looks so much like my mom's handwriting, I had to take a second look!

  2. The ugliest recipe "cards" generally mean it's a good one. :)