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Butter Rum-Glazed Applesauce Cake
cup butter (do not use margarine)
cup granulated sugar
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Butter Rum Glaze
tablespoons butter (do not use margarine)
cup powdered sugar
teaspoon rum flavor
to 4 teaspoons half-and-half or milk
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.
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.
In large bowl, mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in applesauce mixture. Pour batter into pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
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.
After adding glaze, sprinkle the top of the warm cake with a bit of cinnamon.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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