Eggless Applesauce Cake

Eggless Applesauce Cake

    Source: Health for Victory Club (WWII vintage)

    1/3 cp shortening
    3/4 cp sugar
    1 cp cold applesauce, slightly sweetened
    1/4 tsp cloves
    1/2 tsp nutmeg
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 cps sifted cake flour
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 cp seedless raisins
    1/4 cp broken nut meats

    Instructions

    1 - Cream shortening, add sugar, cream and then applesauce.
    2 - Add the sifted dry ingredients, then raisins and nuts.
    3 - Mix well the pour batter into greased and floured 8" square
    cake pan.
    4 - Bake for 1 hour in a preheated 350 degree oven.