Spiced Applesauce Cake Recipe

Homemade applesauce makes this cake moist and delicious.


| July 2, 2012


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Preserved Fruit Desserts

Spiced Applesauce Cake

Cake:
1 1/4 cups Spiced Applesauce (recipe follows)
1 box (15 to 18 ounces) spice cake mix
3 large eggs
1 cup water
Frosting:
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9-by-13-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray and lightly coat with flour. Set aside.

To make cake: Combine all cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

To make frosting: Combine all frosting ingredients in a large bowl and beat on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Spread frosting over cooled cake. Yields 24 servings.





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