Applesauce Cake
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CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 C thick applesauce
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground clove
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1 1/2 - 2 C flour
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven - 350'
  2. Take a loaf pan and grease well - or spray generously (or line it with parchment paper, spray w/Pam)
  3. Cream shortening, sugar and egg.
  4. Dissolve soda in applesauce and add.
  5. Using only 1/2 the flour - sift dry ingredients together and add.
  6. Add enough more sifted flour to make a stiff batter.
  7. Pour into lined loaf pan.
  8. Bake - 350' - 50 - 60 minutes
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My mom liked applesauce cake, but her recipe was a bit bland. She really liked the changes I made. It became one of her favorites.