|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Raisins||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1 Teaspoon|
|Applesauce||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350°.
Grease 9-inch tube pan.
Cream shortening in mixing bowl.
Add brown sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating vigorously after each addition.
Coat nuts, raisins and citron with 1/2 cup of the flour; set aside.
Sift together remaining dry ingredients; add alternately to egg mixture with applesauce.
Fold in nut mixture.
Bake in prepared pan 1 1/2 hours.
Cool in pan.
Remove from pan and cool thoroughly on rack.
Place cake on board and cut into individual servings with elec-.