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 1 ⅔ cups graham cracker crumbs
 1 cup chopped walnuts
 1 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp ginger
 ¼ tsp allspice
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup butter or margarine
 ¼ cup sugar
 4 eggs, separated
 ½ cup milk
 1 ½ cups canned applesauce
 1 pt heavy cream
 3 tbsp confectioner's sugar
 Shaved sweet chocolate
 Maraschino cherries

1

Combine the first 7 ingredients.

2

Cream the butter in a bowl. Add the sugar gradually and beat until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks and mix thoroughly.

3

Add the crumb mixture alternately with the milk. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry and fold into sugar mixture.

4

Pour into 2 waxed paper-lined and greased 8-inch cake pans. Bake in 325° oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool, then remove from pans. Cool on wire racks.

5

Place the applesauce in a bowl. Whip the cream until stiff and fold in confectioners' sugar. Fold ⅔ of the whipped cream into applesauce and spread between cake layers.

6

Place remaining whipped cream in a pastry tube and pipe around the edge and in the center of the cake. Garnish with chocolate and cherries.

Ingredients

 1 ⅔ cups graham cracker crumbs
 1 cup chopped walnuts
 1 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp ginger
 ¼ tsp allspice
 ½ tsp baking powder
 ½ cup butter or margarine
 ¼ cup sugar
 4 eggs, separated
 ½ cup milk
 1 ½ cups canned applesauce
 1 pt heavy cream
 3 tbsp confectioner's sugar
 Shaved sweet chocolate
 Maraschino cherries

Directions

1

Combine the first 7 ingredients.

2

Cream the butter in a bowl. Add the sugar gradually and beat until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks and mix thoroughly.

3

Add the crumb mixture alternately with the milk. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry and fold into sugar mixture.

4

Pour into 2 waxed paper-lined and greased 8-inch cake pans. Bake in 325° oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool, then remove from pans. Cool on wire racks.

5

Place the applesauce in a bowl. Whip the cream until stiff and fold in confectioners' sugar. Fold ⅔ of the whipped cream into applesauce and spread between cake layers.

6

Place remaining whipped cream in a pastry tube and pipe around the edge and in the center of the cake. Garnish with chocolate and cherries.

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