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Applesauce Cake with Butter Frosting

0:25 prep
1:05 total


prep 0:25       total 1:05




2-1/2 cup flour
2 cups sugar
1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. salt
1-1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup water
1 egg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup light raisins


1/4 cup butter
1-1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/2 cup powdered sugar
Additional milk, as needed


Stir dry ingredients together. Add applesauce, shortening, water and egg. Beat on low until combined. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Stir in nuts and raisins. Pour into a 13x9-inch pan greased only on bottom. Bake at 350°F for about 40 minutes. Cool in pan and frost. Beat frosting ingredients in order given.

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