By Joy from Klamath Falls, OR
Holiday Applesauce Cake
1 C. Crisco Solid Shortening
2 C. White Sugar
2 C. Applesauce
2 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Salt (I use less)
3 C. Flour
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1/4 tsp each: Cloves, Allspice, Ginger, Nutmeg
1 Box Seedless Raisins
1 C. Chopped Walnuts
1 C. Chopped Maraschino Cherries
Toss Raisins with a half cup of the flour; set aside.
Add Baking Soda to Applesauce; set aside
Mix dry ingredients together; set aside
Cream Crisco, Sugar, and Eggs.
Add dry ingredients and applesauce alternately to Crisco/Sugar/Egg mixture.
Fold in Raisins, Nuts, and Cherries
Bake in a greased tube pan, 325 degrees, 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours.
Cool in Pan.
Unmold and enjoy!
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