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