Apple Sauce Fruit Cake
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:04:33 AM. Recipe ID 29090. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Apple sauce fruit cake
Yield: 6 Servings
2 1/3 c Thick well-drained apple
1 c Shortening
4 Eggs, well beaten
1 c Whole wheat flour
4 ts Baking soda
1 c Nuts, broken
3 ts Cinnamon
1 ts Mace
1 ts Allspice
1 ts Cloves
2 ts Nutmeg
2/3 c Molasses
2 c Brown sugar
6 tb Lemon juice
4 c White flour
1 3/4 ts Salt
2 lb Seeded raisins
1/4 lb Citron, thinly sliced
Cream sugar and shortening. Add apple sauce, which has been sieved to
remove all lumps, molasses, eggs, and lemon juice. Sift white flour,
measure, and sift with baking soda, salt, and spices. Dredge raisins
in whole wheat flour. Add white flour mixture to batter gradually.
Beat thoroughly. Add dredged raisins. Put a layer of the batter into
a paper-lined baking pan. Add a layer of citron and nuts, cover with
a layer of the batter. Repeat, having the top layer of the batter.
Bake in a slow oven (300 to 325 F) about 2 hours. Mrs. S.F. Caruso,
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