Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

From the 1961 "Lutheran Favorites" of St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake, Minnesota. Submitted by Mrs. August Speigner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine shortening and flour and mix at lowest speed for 1 minute, guiding mixture into beaters with rubber scraper.
  2. Mixture will be crumbly and fluffy (if mixing by hand, use pastry blender or 2 knives).
  3. Add sure, baking powder, baking soda, and spices and 2 tablespoons applesauce.
  4. Blend well; add remaining applesauce until just blended.
  5. Add raisins and nuts, and pour into greased 9x12x2-inch pan.
  6. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes.

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