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  1. Grease 3 x 8-inch round cake pans.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg; continue beating until light.
  5. Stir in bean puree and apple butter.
  6. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves and allspice into a medium bowl.
  7. Stir flour mixture into bean mixture until blended.
  8. Mix in diced apple.
  9. Pour into greased pans.
  10. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Cool in pans 10 minutes.
  12. Remove cakes from pans.
  13. Cool on racks.
  14. Prepare coffee icing in a small bowl by combining powdered sugar, butter and a dash of salt.
  15. Beat with electric mixer on low speed until blended.
  16. Add 3 to 4 tablespoons coffee.
  17. Beat until smooth.
  18. Beat in remaining coffee, 1 teaspoon at a time as needed for spreading consistency.
  19. Layer cakes with icing.