Sunday, November 16, 2008

Great Grandma's Applesauce Cake

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted shortening
2 cups flour
2 tsp (level) soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
3 tsp cocoa
1 tsp cornstarch
1 1/2 c applesauce
1 cup nuts (chopped)
1 cup raisins (soaked)

After you melt the shortening, let it cool in mixing bowl at least 5 min. Stir/beat well liquid ingredients. Add sugar and stir, then sift together flour and spices, add applesauce at same time; and beat until smooth. Stir in nuts and raisins. Bake in a greased tube pan (or bundt pan will do.) 350 for 60 min. Let cool before removing from pan.

****Frost with milk chocolate icing****

(my great grandma's recipe.)

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