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Rum-Raisin Applesauce Cake

Yield 9 servings (serving size: 1 cake square)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.