WAR CAKE OF 1865

Place in a mixing bowl One and one-half cups of molasses, One cup of shortening, One cup of quince or peach preserves, One cup of finely chopped nuts, Three-quarters cup of finely chopped candied orange peel, One-half cup of finely chopped candied lemon peel, Three cups of seeded raisins, One tablespoon of cinnamon, One teaspoon of nutmeg, One-half teaspoon of allspice, One-half teaspoon of cloves, Five cups of sifted flour, Three level tablespoons of baking powder, One egg, One and one-half cups of thin apple sauce.

Mix thoroughly and then grease the pan and line with paper. Grease and flour the paper, turn in the mixture and bake one and one-half hours in a slow oven.

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