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applesauce cake
      1 cup butter
      1 cup sugar
      2 cups applesauce
      1 cup light raisins
      1 cup chopped walnuts
      1 teaspoon baking soda
      3 1/2 cups sifted flour
      2 eggs
      1 teaspoon cinnamon
      2 teaspoons cloves
      2 teaspoons nutmeg
      pinch of salt

Sift together: Flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Take 1/2 cup of flour mixture and stir into the nuts and raisins.
Set both aside. Cream butter until whipped soft. Add sugar a little at a time until mixture is smooth. Beat eggs vigorously. Alternately
stir in flour mixture and applesauce. When all mixed together add nuts and raisins then mix well. Pour batter into a well-greased cake
mold. Bake in preheated oven at 350   for one hour. Cool ten minutes, then turn out onto a cake rack. Frost with Whiskey Frosting
when cake is cool.

Jane's Whiskey Frosting
    1/4 cup butter
    1 tablespoon cream
      2 cups powdered sugar
      2 tablespoon whiskey
      pinch of salt
Cream butter, add sugar and salt, then cream and whiskey. Whip until smooth. Frost cake. Decorate with a sprig of holly.

The above recipes were taken from the book "The Homecoming"
by Earl Hamner, Jr.


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