3 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups shortening
1/4 cup water
3 cups applesauce
6 cups flour
1 tsp salt
3 tsp baking soda
3 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1 1/2 tsp nutmeg
4 Tbsp. cocoa
2 cups raisins
1 pkg gum drops
1 cup nuts 

Cream sugar and shortening, stir soda into cold water and add to applesauce. Let foam up.  then add to other ingredients. Mix with flour, spices, cocoa. Fold in raisins, nuts, and gumdrops.  Bake in loaf times at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.


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