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Applesauce Cake

Celebrate the flavors of the season with this simple and moist Applesauce Cake! Flavored with the warm holiday spices of cinnamon and nutmeg.
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup salted butter softened
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar lightly packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • Powdered sugar for topping (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° degrees F. Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in eggs and continue to stir.
  • Combine the dry ingredients (flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and baking powder and soda)
  • Alternate adding in the applesauce and dry ingredients into the butter mixture, stirring after each addition until all of the ingredients are combined.
  • Fold in walnuts.
  • Pour the mixture into the greased 8x8 inch pan and bake in oven for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick or tester comes out clean.
  • Once the cake is finished cooking, allow to cool. Dust cake with powdered sugar, optional.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 482kcal (24%)Carbohydrates: 64g (21%)Protein: 7g (14%)Fat: 24g (37%)Saturated Fat: 10g (50%)Cholesterol: 78mg (26%)Sodium: 415mg (17%)Potassium: 212mg (6%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 40g (44%)Vitamin A: 490IU (10%)Vitamin C: 1mg (1%)Calcium: 73mg (7%)Iron: 2mg (11%)