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Momma's Answer to Fruitcake (Gumdrop Cake)

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“A Holiday favorite for as long as I can remember. Momma didn't like fruitcake but wanted something "traditional" for the holidays. I used to make this in small loaves & send it to my children's teachers as a holiday gift.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
12-16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in water.
  3. Cream sugars,shortening,eggs salt& soda mix.
  4. Sift 1 cup of flour over the gumdrop pieces.
  5. Mix in nuts.
  6. Add to creamed mix.
  7. Add flour& mix well.
  8. Add applesauce& mix well.
  9. Bake in greased or disposable loaf pans for 1 hour.
  10. Slice& Serve hot or cold.

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