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APPLESAUCE SPICE FRUITCAKE

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees


1/2 Cup Butter 1 Cup Sugar
2 Eggs 2 1/2 Cups Sifted Plain Flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Salt
8 oz Candied Pineapple 16 oz. Candied Cherries
1 pint Fig Preserves (drained) 1/2 Cup Raisins
1 Cup Chopped Nuts 1 1/2 Cups Canned Applesauce
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
1 Tblsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp Ground Allspice
1/2 tsp Ground Ginger 8 oz Pear Preserves (drained)

 

(1.) Cream butter.

(2.) Gradually add sugar, creaming til light.

(3.) Add eggs, beating well after each.
 
(4.) Sift together dry ingredients.
 
(5.) Add alternately to mixture with applesauce
Stir in fruits and nuts.
 
(6.) Turn batter into prepared pan.
May use tube pan or bunt pan.
 
(7.)Bake for about 45 minutes or until done.