Applesauce Spice Cake
Recipe from Midwest Living


Applesauce Spice Cake

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Servings: 10
Prep Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    raisins
  • 1   cup 
    dried cherries
  • 3   cups 
    apple cider or apple juice
  • 2   
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1   cup 
    unsweetened* applesauce
  • 3/4  cup 
    vegetable oil
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • 1   cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup 
    whole wheat flour
  • 1   teaspoon 
    baking powder
  • 1   teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1 3/4  teaspoons 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground cloves
  • 1   cup 
    walnuts, chopped
  •  
    Powdered sugar
Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan combine raisins, dried cherries and apple cider; bring to boiling. Reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed. Remove from heat and cool about 20 minutes.
2.
Meanwhile, grease and lightly flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside.
3.
In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, applesauce, oil and vanilla. In a medium bowl combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves; stir into applesauce mixture just until combined. Add raisin mixture and nuts. Transfer to prepared pan.
4.
Bake in a 350 degrees F. oven for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes; remove and cool completely. Wrap and store overnight before serving. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before slicing. Makes 10 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 459, Fat, total (g) 25, chol. (mg) 42, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 55, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 17, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 27, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 437.31, vit. C (mg) 0.59, Thiamin (mg) 0.22, Riboflavin (mg) 0.19, Niacin (mg) 1.78, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.16, Folate (g) 44.35, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.12, sodium (mg) 294, Potassium (mg) 327, calcium (mg) 50.48, iron (mg) 2.16, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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