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  Categories: Cakes, Desserts
       Yield: 12 servings
       2 c  Flour (unsifted)
       2 ts Soda
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Allspice
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
     1/4 ts Cloves
     1/4 ts Salt
       2    Eggs
       1 c  Lt. brown sugar (packd firm)
     1/2 c  Butter (softened)
       2 c  Applesauce (heated)
       1 c  Dates (chopped)
     3/4 c  Pecans (coarse-shopped)
            Butter frosting
   1. Preheat oven to 350 F.  Grease well and flour a 9X9X2 pan. 2. Into
   large bowl, sift flour with soda, spices and salt. Add eggs, brown sugar,
   butter, and 1 cup hot applesauce; at low speed, beat just until the
   ingredients are combined. 3. At medium speed, beat 2 minutes longer,
   occasionally scraping the side of the bowl and guiding mixture into the
   beater with a rubber scraper. 4. Add remaining applesauce, dates, and
   walnuts; beat 1 minute. 5. Pour batter into pan.  Bake 50 minutes OR UNTIL
   straw comes out clean.  Cool 10 minutes in pan.