Depression cake

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups SUGAR
½ cup SHORTENING
8 ounces DATES
1 teaspoon CLOVES
1 teaspoon SODA
3 cups FLOUR
¼ teaspoon SALT
2 cups WATER
1 cup APPLESAUCE
2 teaspoons CINNAMON
2 teaspoons NUTMEG
3 tablespoons WATER
3 teaspoons BAKING POWDER
1 cup NUTS

HER CAKE RECIPE IS: "EGGLESS, BUTTERLESS AND MILKLISS." MIX PRECEDING INGREDIENTS TOGETHER. BOIL 3 MINUTES. LET STAND UNTIL COLD. ADD: SODA DISSOLVED IN 3 T. WATER. SIFT TOGETHER: 3 C. FLOUR, 3 t. BAKING POWDER, ¼ t. SALT. IADD TO THE COLD MIXTURE. THEN BLEND IN: 1 C.

NUTS. BAKE APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR AT 325 DEGREES IN A GREASED AND FLOURED TUBE PAN OR TWO LOAF PANS.

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