Preparation / Directions:
Prepare 9 -10 jars as directed above. Cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add the applesauce and water; set aside. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Blend the dry ingredients into the applesauce mixture. Fold in the nuts. Fill each jar 1/2 full and place on a cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 325~ oven for 35-45 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Remove jars from the oven and screw on the lids.