Monday, October 8, 2012

APPLESAUCE AND FRUIT CAKE

3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp mace
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups seedless raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
1 lb mixed candied fruits, chopped
2 cups hot applesauce

Sift the flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and mace together into a bowl; set aside.

Cream the butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Add the eggs and beat together well. 

Mix the raisins, nuts, and candied fruits into the flour mixture. Add flour mixture to the butter mixture alternately with the heated applesauce.  Pour mixture into large lightly greased tube pan.

Bake cake at 275 degrees for 2 hours or until done.

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