Apple Raisin Cake in a jar

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Jellyqueen

You actually COOK these in a jar!

Top Review by Windy Lindy

I thought the amount of sugar in this recipe was pretty high, but the recipe turned out to be a real hit at Christmas. I made two batches and everybody really liked it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease 8 WIDE-MOUTH pint canning jars with melted shortening.
  2. Use a brush and avoid getting grease on the jar rims.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar.
  4. Beat in eggs and applesauce.
  5. Sift together the dry ingredients and blend them into the applesauce mixture.
  6. Add the raisins and nuts and divide the batter evenly between 8 widemouth pint jars.
  7. The jars will be more than half full.
  8. Bake open jars about 60 minutes in an oven at 325 degrees.
  9. When done, quickly remove one hot jar at a time and clean its sealing edge.
  10. Immediately apply and firmly tighten a two-piece wide-mouth canning lid.
  11. The lid will form a vacuum seal as the jar cools.
  12. Jars of cooled bread may be stored on the pantry shelf with other canned foods or may be placed in a freezer.
  13. The bread is safe to eat as long as jars remain vacuum sealed and free of mold growth.

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