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Chocolate Applesauce Cake

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  Sifted cake flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cocoa 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well beaten
  Thick sweetened applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk/Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped

Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices together and blend; set aside.
Cream shortening and butter; gradually add sugar, creaming until fluffy.
Add eggs in thirds, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Beating only until smooth after each addition, alternately add dry ingredients in fourths and a mixture of the applesauce and sour milk in thirds to the creamed mixture.
Stir in the chopped nuts.
Turn batter into an ungreased 10-inch tubed pan having a removable bottom.
Bake at 350°F about 1 hour, or until cake tests done.
Cool 15 minutes before removing from pan.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5784 Calories from Fat 2633

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 296 g456.1%

Saturated Fat 115.4 g576.8%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 681.8 mg227.3%

Sodium 3816.4 mg159%

Total Carbohydrates 788 g262.6%

Dietary Fiber 83.7 g335%

Sugars 357.8 g

Protein 109 g217.4%

Vitamin A 70.2% Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 173.1% Iron 315.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Applesauce Cake Recipe