August: Potlucks!

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Applesauce Cake

2 cups applesauce
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 cup butter
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  In a small mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, spices, and salt.  In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar; add eggs one at a time.  Add the applesauce.  Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the egg mixture.  Beat until well blended.  Stir in the walnuts.  Pour into a greased 13x9 inch pan.  Bake for 35-40 minutes or until cake is done.

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