Applesauce Snack Cake

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

Cake

1 2/3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons ground allspice
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup applesauce
1/3
cup chopped nuts
1/2
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon white vinegar

Apple Cider Sauce

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup apple cider or orange juice
2
tablespoons whipping cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 8-inch square pan, mix flour, 1 cup brown sugar, the allspice and baking soda with fork. Stir in all remaining cake ingredients until blended.
  • 2
    Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3
    In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat all sauce ingredients to rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly; reduce heat slightly. Boil 3 minutes, stirring frequently. (Watch carefully; mixture burns easily.) Store sauce in refrigerator.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Stick with real butter or margarine for the best results! Vegetable oil spreads don’t work well in the sauce.
  • Applesauce Shortcake is as easy as topping cake squares with warmed apple pie filling, mounds of whipped cream and the sweet sauce.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
395
Calories from Fat
155
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Sodium
350 mg
Potassium
200 mg
Total Carbohydrate
58 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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