Spicy applesauce cake

Yield: 20 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
1½ cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking cocoa
1½ teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Each ground cinnamon; nutmeg, allspice and cloves
1 teaspoon Salt
½ cup Shortening
2 cups Applesauce
2 Eggs; lightly beaten
½ cup Semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup Chopped walnuts
1 cup Raisins; optional
½ cup Semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup Chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons Brown sugar

TOPPING

In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add shortening, applesauce and eggs; beat until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips, walnuts and raisins if desired. Pour into a greased 13-in x 9-in x 2-in baking pan. Combine topping ingredients and sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until cake test done.

Recipe by: Marian Platt (ToH Aug/Sept 95) Posted to EAT-L Digest by Sean Coate <swcoate@...> on Dec 16, 1997

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