Butter Rum-Glazed Applesauce Cake

Butter Rum-Glazed Applesauce Cake

Enjoy this delicious applesauce cake made with Gold Medal® all-purpose flour and glazed with butter and rum – a wonderful dessert.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

9

servings

Cake
1/3
cup butter (do not use margarine)
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1
cup applesauce
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
Butter Rum Glaze
2
tablespoons butter (do not use margarine)
1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon rum flavor
3
to 4 teaspoons half-and-half or milk
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, melt 1/3 cup butter over medium heat. Cook 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until butter just begins to brown. Immediately remove from heat. Stir in granulated sugar, applesauce and vanilla.
  3. In large bowl, mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in applesauce mixture. Pour batter into pan.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat; cook about 3 minutes or until butter just begins to brown. Immediately remove from heat. Stir in remaining glaze ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Pour over warm cake. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm.
Makes 9 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
After adding glaze, sprinkle the top of the warm cake with a bit of cinnamon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 34g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.