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Dried Apple Cake

The following recipe was transcribed ver batim from 

The Dallas Morning News

Dallas, Texas

March 22, 1914

One cup dried apples. Soak overnight and then chop fine,  Simmer slowly two hours in a cup of molasses. Cream one-third cup butter with one cup sugar; add one egg one teaspoon cinnamon, one teaspoon cloves, one-half teaspoon nutmeg,, a few grains of salt, two cups flour. Beat this mixture thoroughly and then add the apple and molassas.

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