Apple Raisin Cake
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Canned applesauce||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange butter frosting||1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)|
Cream butter and sugar till fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
Sift together dry ingredients.
Add alternately to creamed mixture with applesauce.
Stir in raisins and nuts.
Turn batter into greased and lightly floured 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) about 45 minutes or till done.
Cool in pan.
Frost with Orange Butter Frosting: Cream 6 tablespoons butter or margarine with 1 tea spoon grated orange peel and dash salt.
Beat in 3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar and enough orange juice (about 3 tablespoons) to make of spreading consistency.