Applesauce Spice Cake


Serving 15 people


70 min



Ingredients

  • apple 3/4 cup chopped peeled apple (1 medium)
  • apple juice 6 to 8 tablespoons apple juice or milk
  • applesauce 1 1/3 cups applesauce
  • baking powder 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • baking soda 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • butter 1/4 cup butter (do not substitute margarine)
  • eggs 2 eggs
  • flour 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • oil 1/3 cup oil
  • powdered sugar 4 cups powdered sugar
  • salt 1 teaspoon salt
  • vanilla 1 teaspoon vanilla
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How to make it

  1. 1
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, the baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add applesauce, oil and eggs; beat on low speed of electric mixer until moistened. Beat 2 minutes on high speed. With spoon, fold in apple and raisins; pour into pan.
  4. 2
  5. Bake 28 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  6. 3
  7. Heat butter in medium saucepan over medium heat until light golden brown, stirring frequently.
  8. Remove from heat; cool 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, the vanilla and enough apple juice for desired spreading consistency. Immediately spread over top of cooled cake. (Frosting sets up quickly).