Applesauce Spice Cake

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3 reviews.
  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 16 ingredients
  • 15 servings

Ingredients

Cake

2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1 1/3
cups applesauce
1/3
cup oil
2
eggs
3/4
cup chopped peeled apple (1 medium)
1/2
cup raisins, if desired

Frosting

1/4
cup butter (do not substitute margarine)
4
cups powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon vanilla
6
to 8 tablespoons apple juice or milk

Directions

  1. 1 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. 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.
  2. 2 Bake 28 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. 3 Heat butter in medium saucepan over medium heat until light golden brown, stirring frequently. 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).

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