Applesauce Cake Circa 1943

Course : Cakes
Serves: 10
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1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 large egg
1 cup applesauce
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup raisins -- chopped
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup walnut meats -- chopped

Preparation / Directions:

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg; beat well. Sift together flour, soda, salt, cloves, and cinnamon. Add alternately with applesauce to creamed mixture. Add raisins and nutmeats. Pour into 9-inch greased tube pan. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) for 1 hour. Let stand until cold. Remove cake from pan.

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