Applesauce Cake

An eggless cake without milk — if you use vegetable shortening, this would be completely vegan. For other eggless cakes, try searching for the word “eggless” in the search bar.

1/2 C butter or shortening
1 C sugar
1-1/2 C applesauce
2-3/4 C flour
1 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
1 C raisins
1/2 C nuts (optional)
Powdered sugar

Cream butter or shortening together with sugar. Add applesauce. Sift 2-1/2 C of flour with soda and salt and stir into the batter. Toss raisins and nuts with remaining flour and add last. Mix well.

Pour into greased and floured 8×8 inch pan and bake at 325 F for 50 minutes. Cool on rack. Dust with powdered sugar.