Old Fashioned Applesauce Cake

2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. soft shortening
1 c. sugar
2 eggs, unbeaten
1 c. thick cold applesauce
3/4 c. raisins

Sift dry ingredients together with spices. Cream shortening, sugar, and eggs. Add applesauce and raisins dusted in a little flour. Add to sifted mixture and creamed ingredients. Pour into greased 8x8-in. baking pan and sprinkle with flour. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.