Posted on 26 July 2012 by KWBG


2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1 c. raisins
1 c. chopped walnuts
1 stick butter
1 large egg
1 c. sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. applesauce
1 tbsp. confectioners’ sugar (for topping)

Preheat oven to 350°F.Stir together the flour, soda, baking powder, and spices.In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and then slowly add a portion of the dry ingredients, then a little of the applesauce, and continue alternating wet and dry ingredients, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Add the raisins, walnuts, and vanilla at the end. Turn into a greased and floured pan, and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until cake tests done. To test for doneness inserted toothpick into the center of the cake — it should remain clean when removed. Cool the cake in the pan. Dust with confectioners sugar after removing from pan, when cake is cool.

Sweet and Creamy Macaroni Salad by BDM

Cook 1 pkg (16 oz) macaroni according to pkg directions
Drain and rinse in cold water. In a large serving bowl
combine: macaroni
4 medium carrots, shredded
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 medium red onion, chopped
In a small bowl whisk: 2 c mayonnaise
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1 c sugar
1 c cider vinegar
1 t salt
½ t pepper

Pour over macaroni mixture and toss to coat.Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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