Applesauce Spice Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

HOWARD L. PUCKETT

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Nutritional 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

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
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

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.

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

Note:

October 1997