Victorian Applesauce Cake Recipe

Submitted By: The Spice House.

Victorian Applesauce Cake Notes

This recipe was taken from The Spice and Spirit for Kosher-Jewish Cooking, Labavitch Woman's Organization.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups Applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 1 1/2 cups Shortening
  • 3/4 cups Chopped Dates
  • 3/4 cups Chopped Raisins
  • 3/4 cups Chopped Nuts
  • 2 Eggs
Preparation Instructions

Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl. Drop in shortening. Add applesauce and mix with elctric mixer. Add eggs and mix again. Stir in fruit and 1/2 cup nuts. Batter will be stiff. Pour into 10 inch greased tube pan. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.

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