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No Egg, No Milk, Applesauce Cake - Recipe

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Preheat oven to 350 and grease and flour a tube or bundt pan. Heat applesauce and stir in baking soda until it foams. In a large bowl combine melted shortening and sugar, mix well. In a separate bowl, mix cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, and flour. Add the dry ingredients along with the applesauce-soda blend to the shortening-sugar mixture. Stir vigorously. Add raisins and nuts to the mixture. Pour into your prepared pan and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes or until done. Do not overcook. Let the cake cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before gently releasing it onto a cooling rack.
-3 3/4 cups applesauce, unsweetened
-3 teaspoons baking soda, heaping
-3/4 cup melted solid shortening (1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup shortening)
-2 1/8 cups white sugar
-1 teaspoon cloves
-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
-1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
-2 cups raisin (1 cup white, 1 cup dark)
-2 cups chopped walnuts (1 cup black walnuts, 1/2 cup walnuts, 1/2 cup pecans)
-3 1/2 cups regular flour