Grandma's Wonderful Picnic Cake

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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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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 9x13-inch cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups applesauce

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Directions

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

  2. 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.

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

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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

269 Calories
17g Fat
30g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 269
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 121mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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