Swamp Yankee Applesauce Cake



1 cup sugar

1/2 cup shortening

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. Cloves

1/4 tsp. Nutmeg

1 cup raisins

1 tsp soda, dissolved in warm water

1 cup cooked applesauce

1-3/4 cups sifted flour.


1. Heat oven with control set at 350 degrees for moderate oven.
2. Butter loaf pan - a bread pan is good.
3. Cream sugar and shortening.
4. Add salt, cloves, nutmeg and raisins.
5. Add soda that has been dissolved in warm water, and stir in the applesauce.
6. Beat until well mixed.
7. Then add floor
8. Bake in loaf pan 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
9. Cover with white frosting as desired
10. Is also good just pan plain with a glass of cold milk.