Sourdough Apple Sauce Cake

1 c Active Starter
1/4 c Dry Skim Milk
1 c Unbleached Flour
1 c Applesauce (Homemade If Pos.)
1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/2 ts Allspice
1/2 ts Cloves
2 ts Baking Soda
1/2 c White Sugar
1/2 c Brown Sugar
1/2 c Butter or Margarine
1 ea Large Egg, Well Beaten


Mix together the starter, milk, flour, and applesauce, and let stand in a covered bowl in a warm place.
Cream together the sugars and butter.
Add the beaten egg and mix well. Add spices. You may also add
a half cup of raisins or chopped nuts, or a mixture of the two. Beat by hand until well mixed and no lumps remain
Bake at 350 degrees F for half to three quarters of an hour.
Test for doneness with a knife when half an hour is up.
Allow to cool until cold before cutting and serving.