Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

I clipped this recipe from a Southern Living many years ago. It makes a great friend/neighbor gift for the holidays! Allow for time for the raisins to soak in the brandy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine raisins and brandy, stirring well; cover and refrigerate several hour or overnight.
  2. Line a 9x5x3 inch loafpan with waxed or parchment paper; grease and set aside.
  3. Cream shortening;gradually add sugar, beating well.
  4. Add egg, mixing well.
  5. Combine 1 2/3 cups flour, soda,salt,and spices;add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  6. Dredge pecans and raisins in remaining 1/3 cup flour; stir to coat well; fold into batter.
  7. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  8. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done.
  9. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.
  10. Wrap in aluminum foil and store in refrigerator.

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