The song 'Peggy Sue' by Buddy Holly was a favorite in high school. So was this cake. This lightened recipe was named after Mr. Holly's song.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 1997

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Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Beat margarine and sugars at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended (about 5 minutes). Combine evaporated milk, honey, and applesauce; set aside. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture to margarine mixture alternately with honey mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in dates and walnuts.

  • Pour batter into a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 5.7g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 2.3g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 3.6g; carbohydrates 47.7g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 193mg; calcium 53mg.
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