Rum-Raisin Applesauce Cake

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9 servings (serving size: 1 cake square)


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Cooking spray
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 cup applesauce
3 tablespoons dark rum
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup golden raisins
1 tablespoon powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350°.

Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray, and dust the pan with 2 teaspoons flour.

Place butter in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave at high 1 minute or until butter melts. Add granulated sugar, stirring with a whisk. Add eggs, and stir well. Stir in applesauce and next 6 ingredients (applesauce through salt). Lightly spoon 1 1/2 cups flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Add flour, stirring just until blended (do not overstir). Stir in raisins. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into squares.

Created date

August 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 323
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 9.1 g
Satfat 5.2 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 4.4 g
Carbohydrate 58 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 230 mg
Calcium 24 mg