Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake
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preparation
10
minutes
cooking
70
minutes
Serves 8-12

Ingredients

2
cups
all-purpose flour, plus more for the pan
2
teaspoons
baking soda
1/8
teaspoon
kosher salt
1
stick unsalted butter, plus more for the pan
1
cup
granulated sugar
1 2/3
cups
jarred chunky applesauce
2
teaspoons
ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon
ground ginger
pinch ground nutmeg
1
teaspoon
vanilla extract
2
large eggs
1
cup
dark or golden raisins
2
tablespoons
confectioners' sugar
2
pints vanilla ice cream

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Butter and flour a 9-inch springform or round cake pan.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Remove from heat and stir in the granulated sugar, applesauce, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, vanilla, and eggs. Add the flour mixture and stir just until combined. Stir in the raisins. Pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake the cake until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool for 10 minutes. Using a knife, loosen the cake from pan. Invert it onto the rack. Turn it over again onto a serving plate. Sprinkle the cake with the confectioners' sugar, slice into wedges, and serve with the ice cream.

 

 

Sara Quessenberry and Rori Trovato
October 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 40 %
  • Fat 21 g
  • Sat Fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 136 mg
  • Sodium 291 mg
  • Carbohydrate 65 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Sugar 46 g
  • Protein 7 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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