Chocolate Applesauce Cake

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 10:50 am
By: News On 6

Thursday, January 01, 2004
½ c. shortening
1 ½ c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 tbsp. cocoa
½ tsp. cinnamon
2 c. all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
2 c. applesauce
Preheat oven to350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening and sugar; add the eggs and beat well. In a separate bowl, combine the cocoa, cinnamon, flour, baking soda, and salt. Add this to the creamed mixture, then stir in the applesauce. Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan, and bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!

Optional: Add ½ to 1 cup of chopped nuts, raisins, or dates to the batter before baking.
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From "Sweet Treasures" by Kitchen Kimberley