Applesauce christmas cake

Yield: 3 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Shortening
1 each Egg
1 teaspoon Soda
1 teaspoon Baking powder
2 teaspoons Cinnamon, ground
2 teaspoons Nutmeg, ground
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
¼ cup Walnuts, chopped
1 tablespoon Milk
1½ cup Sugar, powdered
1¾ cup Sugar
1½ cup Applesauce
2½ cup Flour, all-purpose
¾ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Cloves, ground
2 tablespoons Molasses
1 cup Raisins
4 tablespoons Butter (or marg.)
¾ teaspoon Vanilla extract
¼ cup Walnuts, chopped



Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg.

Combine applesauce and soda; beat into creamed mixture. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and spices; add to applesauce mixture.

Stir in molasses, vanilla, raisins, and walnuts. Line the bottom of a 10" tube pan with waxed paper; grease and flour sides of pan. Spoon batter into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes; then remove cake from pan. When completely cool, spread top of cake with frosting. Frosting: Heat milk and butter in a saucepan until hot, but not boiling. Beat in sugar. Stir in walnuts and vanilla. Yield: about 1 cup.

Submitted By EARL SHELSBY On 01-24-95

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