Old Fashioned Applesauce Cake

“I like it how it doesn't "cheat" by using a packaged cake mix. This recipe is from "Simply Delicious"- A cookbook comprised of Herberger's Employee Family Recipes.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
16-20
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs; add applesauce and mix well.
  2. Stir dry ingredients into mixture, alternating with water.
  3. Blend fruit and nuts into batter.
  4. Pour into greased and floured 9"x13" pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes.
  6. Cool in pan and frost.
  7. Make frosting: Combine brown sugar, 1/4 cup milk and 3 tablespoons butter in top of double boiler.
  8. Cook rapidly for about 3 minutes, stirring.
  9. Cool to luke warm and add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  10. Beat in confectioner's sugar to right consistency.

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