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Grandma's Applesauce Cake

Grandma's Applesauce Cake

"This moist cake recipe is a treasured heirloom passed down from my Grandma Stuit, who cooked for a family of 13 during the Depression. At reunions, it's the first dessert gone...including the crumbs!"
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1 h servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Place raisins and hot water in a small bowl; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients except last three. Dissolve baking soda in boiling water; add to batter. Mix well. Drain softened raisins and fold into batter. Pour into a greased and floured 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 300 degrees F for 40 minutes. If desired, dust top with confectioners' sugar. Serve warm or cold. Store in an airtight container.

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As everyone said--moist and delicious. I cut the sugar in half because it was a little too sweet for me with 2 cups. 1 cup was just right. Thanks!

I like this cake very much, I changed a couple of things, I substituted the shortening and used real butter, used 1/2 white sugar and 1/2 brown (not packed). I also took notes of others and pre ...

I was looking for a recipe like my dear departed Grandmother's recipe and this looked like it might fit the bill. Not sure if it is exactly the same because I didn't have raisins so I substitut...

This was a really good cake and the family loved it! The only thing is that it needs to cook for just a tad longer. I don't know much about the difference between applesauce cakes and spice ca...

So very moist. A pleasure to make. I used a Whipped Cream Cheese Icing flavored with Apple Brandy WOW!

Delicious! If this is what they ate during the great depression, the great depression was not as bad as they say! I was out of raisins so I used dried cherries, I chopped them first. How deli...

I had made an immense amount of applesauce last week and we weren't eating fast enough, so I decided to look for a some other way to use it. This was perfect! I decided to use the same boiling w...

Great flavor but it wasn't cake like as I thought it would be. It could be because I didn't add the raisins (not a fan) but I will make this again with the raisns to see if it makes a differenc...

My Grandmother made Applesauce Cake for Christmas every year and it was always one of my favorites. I have made several Applesauce Cakes by other recipes and they were dry and not very tasty. ...

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