Raisin-Applesauce Cake

Oxmoor House
one 8-inch cake

Ingredients

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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped pecans

Preparation

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg, mixing well.

Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture. Stir in applesauce and lemon rind. Dredge the raisins and pecans in remaining 1/2 cup flour; stir to coat well. Fold into batter.

Pour batter into a greased and waxed paper - lined 8 - inch square pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted comes out clean. Cool.

Created date

February 2010