Applesauce Spice Cake
Just in time for your holiday dessert line up!
2 1/4 cups Bob Red Mills all-purpose Gluten Free flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cups applesauce
1/3 cup oil
3/4 cup chopped peeled apple (1 medium)
1/2 cup raisins, if desired
1/4 cup butter (do not substitute margarine)
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 to 8 tablespoons apple juice or milk
- 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, the baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add applesauce, oil and eggs; beat on low speed of electric mixer until moistened. Beat 2 minutes on high speed. With spoon, fold in apple and raisins; pour into pan.
- 2 Bake 28 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
- 3 Heat butter in medium saucepan over medium heat until light golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, the vanilla and enough apple juice for desired spreading consistency. Immediately spread over top of cooled cake. (Frosting sets up quickly).
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