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Grandma's Wonderful Picnic Cake

Grandma's Wonderful Picnic Cake

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Cheryl King

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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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 269 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 30g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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.
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