Applesauce Cake in a Jar

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READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
12-14
YIELD:
14 pints
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together dry ingredients & set aside.
  2. Cream together sugar & shortening, beat in eggs, water & applesauce. Add dry ingredients.
  3. Stir in nuts.
  4. Pour in well-greased pint jars, ones with wide mouths & no necks. (Use a pastry brush to reach all spaces.) Fill 1/2 full.
  5. Bake at 325F for 45 minutes.
  6. Wipe lips of jars clean, put canning lids & rings on, screw tight. Jars will seal as they cool.
  7. Decorate tops of jars. Stores in cupboard for up to one year (in theory.) Makes 12-14 pint jars. (Double recipe makes 3 dozen 1/2-pint jars. If using this size, adjust cooking time.).

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