2 c Ground oats*
2/3 c Sugar
1 ts Salt
1 ts Baking Soda
2 ts Cinnamon, ground
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/2 c Shortening, soft
2 md Eggs
1 ts Vanilla
1 c Applesauce, sweetened
1 c Raisins, optional
Grind oats by running Quaker (or similar) either quick or regular
oatmeal in a blender or food processor (I use Quick Oatmeal!)
Combine ground oats, sugar, salt, soda, and spices in mixing bowl.
Add shortening, eggs and vanilla. Beat until smooth, about 2 mins.
Stir in applesauce and raisins (optional).
Pour batter into greased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in preheated
moderate oven 350 degrees, 35-40 mins. Cool; cover pan and store one
day before serving. Makes one 8″ cake.
Taken from “The Quaker Oats Company Wheat, Milk and Egg Free
Receipes”. These date back to the 1950’s.