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Gumdrop Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups applesauce with 2 teaspoons baking soda dissolved in it
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 pounds cut-up gumdrops
  • 1 pound white raisins

Instructions

  1. Blend shortening, sugar, eggs and applesauce and baking soda mixture.
  2. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, vanilla extract and flour, alternating with nuts, gumdrops and raisins.
  3. Bake in a tube pan lined with brown sugar at 350 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours.

This does not need frosting.

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