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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ Applesauce Cake in a Can ~

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups stiff applesauce
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup chopped candied red and/or green cherries (optional)
4 large cans (ie; 15-oz. vegetable or fruit cans)

Preheat oven to 325F
Grease and flour 4 empty large soup cans
Shake out excess flour. Set aside. Cream
shortening and sugar. Stir in applesauce
Sift the flour, salt, baking soda, cloves,
nutmeg and cinnamon together. Fold into creamed
shortening mixture and stir until smooth. Place
about 1/2 can of batter in each can Bake for
approximately 45 minutes, until a wooden pick
inserted in middle comes out clean. Remove from
oven and let cool about 15 minutes. Puncture
bottom of can to release cakes and cool thoroughly
before wrapping in colored cellophane wrap
Makes 4 cans

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