from The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, Eleventh Edition
Set the oven at 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 9-inch pan, or two 8-inch pans if you prefer thin squares of cake.
1 cup applesauce, sweetened or not
7/8 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup melted shortening or salad oil
Sift into a large bowl
1 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon powdered cloves
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup nut meats, cut in pieces
Add the applesauce mixture. Blend well and spoon into the pan. Bake about 40 minutes.
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