Applesauce Cake

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Submitted by K.Boyle, www.chapinhill.com

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees; butter or spray and flour either a loaf pan or an 8 x 8 square pan.

1 cup raisins
1 ½ cup flour
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup sugar
½ cup butter – softened
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
½ tsp cloves
½ tsp allspice
¼ tsp cardamom
¼ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp baking soda

Mix together raisins, flour, spices except for baking soda.  In another bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Dissolve baking soda into applesauce.  Add applesauce mixture to butter/sugar and mix well.  Stir in flour mixture.  Pour into prepared pan, bake 45-55 minutes. (loaf pan takes longer). Check with toothpick – should come out clean when done.  Cool, slice and serve!