Twin Applesauce Loaves

Oven temperature: 350°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 1 hour and 25-35 min.

Yield: 2 small loaf cakes or 1 large tube cake

Sift …2 cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, 1½ teaspoons soda, 1½ teaspoons salt, 2 tablespoons cocoa, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon cloves, ½ teaspoon nutmeg, ½ teaspoon allspice into mixing bowl

Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry, 1½ cups unsweetened applesauce

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Stir in …¾ cup cut-up dates, ¾ cup chopped raisins, ⅓ cup diced citron, ¾ cup chopped nuts

Pour …into 2 small Sprycoated loaf pans, 4″x 6½″x2¾″ (or into 8½″ tube pan). On top of 1 loaf, sprinkle mixture of 2 tablespoons chopped nuts and 1 tablespoon brown sugar.

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans, see.

Spread …Creamy Vanilla Frosting on sides and top of plain loaf.

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