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
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
4 - Bake for 1 hour in a preheated 350 degree oven.