DEPRESSION ERA APPLESAUCE CAKE WITH CARAMEL FROSTING

DEPRESSION ERA APPLESAUCE CAKE WITH CARAMEL FROSTING

Cream:
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar

Add:
1 c. applesauce

Sift:
2 1/4 c. flour
1/2 t. soda
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. cinnamon

Gradually beat into sugar mixture.

Add:
1 c. chopped walnuts. Pour into medium sized pan (8 1/2 X 4 1/2-inches - or similar). Bake 1 hour at 325* F. Frost as you please.

DEPRESSION ERA CARAMEL FROSTING

Mix in saucepan:
2 T. butter or oleo
1/3 c. milk
2/3 c. brown sugar

Bring to a boil stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add vanilla and enough powdered sugar for good spreading consistency.