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Applesauce Date Cake

Courses: Dessert
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 125g / 4.4ozFlour - (unsifted)
2 teaspoons 10mlSoda
1 teaspoon 5mlCinnamon
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlAllspice
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlNutmeg
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCloves
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
2   Eggs
1 cup 160g / 5.6ozLight brown sugar - packed firm
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozButter - softened
2 cups 474mlApplesauce - heated
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozDates - chopped
3/4 cup 177mlPecans - coarsely shopped
  Butter frosting

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease well and flour a 9X9X2" pan.

Into large bowl, sift flour with soda, spices and salt. Add eggs, brown sugar, butter, and 1 cup hot applesauce; at low speed, beat just until the ingredients are combined.

At medium speed, beat 2 minutes longer, occasionally scraping the side of the bowl and guiding mixture into the beater with a rubber scraper.

Add remaining applesauce, dates, and walnuts; beat 1 minute. Pour batter into pan. Bake 50 minutes OR UNTIL straw comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan.

Am. Diabetes Assoc., Family Cookbook Vol 1 1987 Nov 93


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