Grandma was about the best baker I've ever known. This is the cake she brought to every picnic or family reunion. It can't be beat.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 9x13-inch cake
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

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  • Whisk flour, white sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and ground cloves together in a bowl. Beat eggs and vegetable oil in a separate large bowl until creamy; mix applesauce into egg mixture. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients; stir until batter is smooth. Fold 1/2 cup walnuts and raisins into batter. Pour into prepared baking pan.

  • Mix brown sugar, 1 cup walnuts, and chocolate chips together in a bowl; spread over the cake.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; protein 3.2g 6% DV; carbohydrates 30g 10% DV; fat 16.5g 25% DV; cholesterol 15.5mg 5% DV; sodium 150.2mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2019
I made this as written. It is delicious and will travel well. Read More