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Butter Rum-Glazed Applesauce Cake

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Butter Rum-Glazed Applesauce Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 9

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

Updated November 1, 2010
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

  • After adding glaze, sprinkle the top of the warm cake with a bit of cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
34g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
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 Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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