Gumdrop cake is another of my grandmother’s recipes. The light and fluffy cake mixed with the chewy gumdrops creates a unique sweet treat. Try substituting regular gum drops for holiday versions for a festive treat on your celebration platter.
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup applesauce
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 tsp warm water
1 lb raisins
2 cups gumdrops
Mix butter, sugar, eggs and applesauce together until fluffy.
Mix dry ingredients together. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients.
Fold in raisins and gumdrops and spoon into a large greased loaf pan.
Bake in 300 degree Fahrenheit oven for 2-2 1/2 hours
Try Applesauce Cake for a different dessert.