Applesauce Cake Recipe

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup seedless raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup pureed applesauce

Sift flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves together. Mix in raisins and nuts. Cream shortening in a mixing bowl; add sugar, creaming well. Add egg; beat until mixture is fluffy. Stir in applesauce and dry ingredients.

Delicious Fruit Cake Recipe

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups (12 ozs) nuts, chopped coarse (use walnuts, pecans, or Brazil nuts)
  • 1 pound mixed candied fruit, chopped
  • 1 cup (8-oz bottle) maraschino cherries, halved and drained

Beat eggs; add vanilla and sugar. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together; add to first mixture. Add nuts and fruit and cherries; mix to combine.

Country Style Molasses Cake Recipe

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup raisins or chopped dates

Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg, vanilla, salt, molasses, and syrup. Beat until well blended. Add soda and baking powder to flour and sift to combine. Add these dry ingredients alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Beat only enough to blend.