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American Applesauce Cake

Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Apple pie spice 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream shortening; add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy.
Add applesauce.
Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture.
Fold in nuts.
Pour into loaf pan (9x5x3 inches) lined on the bottom with greased wax paper.
Bake in preheated slow oven (325°F.) for about 1 hour.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Turn out on rack and peel off paper.
Cool, and frost as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 649 Calories from Fat 275

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.8%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.4%

Trans Fat 2.2 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 439.5 mg18.3%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.2%

Sugars 41.4 g

Protein 11 g21.2%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 15.4%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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American Applesauce Cake Recipe