Apple Sauce Cake

With a mostly unused table of abbreviations.

The back of the recipe has some lines from the poem Lady Nicotine written on it.

From the box of G.Y. from Wichita, Kansas.

Apple Sauce Cake

1 c. sugar
1/2 c. lard
1-1/4 c. unsweetened apple sauce
2 t. baking soda (heaping)
1 t. salt
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/2 t. cloves
2 c. flour
1/2 c. raisins
1/2 c. walnuts

Cream sugar and lard; add applesauce into which soda has been beaten.

t: teaspoon
T: Tablespoon
c: cups
so: sour milk
sw: sweet milk

One Comment

  1. DJ

    “a mostly unused table of abbreviations”???
    How old are you? geesh.
    These were proper abbreviations at one time.
    Some of us still read and write cursive.

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