Chocolate Applesauce Cake
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 pound applesauce (16 ounce can)
2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons cocoa
Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs and applesauce. Cream together.
Sift flour, soda, cinnamon, and slat. Add to mixture. Add vanilla and cocoa. This will not be a smooth batter.
Pour into large greased pan. Top with nuts and chocolate chips.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Test with toothpick in center-done if it comes out clean.