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Applesauce Spice Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

HOWARD L. PUCKETT
Yield 20 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chilled light butter
  • 1 1/2 cups chunky applesauce
  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • Cooking spray
  • Cream Cheese Icing
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 244
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 47 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 224 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Beat sugar and butter at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended (about 5 minutes). Add applesauce, apple butter, egg whites, and egg; beat well. Add flour and next 4 ingredients (flour through salt); beat well. Stir in raisins. Pour batter into a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  3. Spread Cream Cheese Icing over cake, and sprinkle with pecans.