Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

My mom, Gina, has been making this for as long as I can remember. We eat it straight out of the oven without icing. Yes, it is that good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl cream shortening and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  3. In a seperate bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  4. Add applesauce to creamed mixture alternating with dry ingredients, beating after each addition. (Dry, beat, applesauce, beat, dry, beat, applesauce, beat, etc.).
  5. Stir in raisins, dates, and pecans.
  6. Bake in a greased and floured bundt pan for 90 minutes, or until brown and done all the way through.

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