1917 Applesauce Cake

No eggs? No problem! This simple yet flavorful cake is the definition of conservation. Developed by Mary Swartz Rose in her book Everyday Foods in War Time, this recipe was meant to encourage American housewives to conserve ingredients (flour, sugar, eggs, etc.) so they could be diverted to the men fighting during World War I.Continue reading “1917 Applesauce Cake”