Looking for a new healthy holiday dessert? This Applesauce Spice Cake has a delicious, spicy aroma and taste. It has less sugar and fat, and more fiber than most desserts. Treat it like a coffee cake to be served for brunch or for dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dab of whipped cream.聽 It is very easy to make, too.applesauce_cake_FF

Applesauce Spice Cake

Mix together:
1 cup applesauce
戮 c brown sugar or 1 c brown sugar if the applesauce is unsweetened
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
陆 tsp cloves

Sift these dry ingredients and add them to the applesauce mixture:
2 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
陆 tsp salt

Add finally add to the mixture:
陆 c raisins
陆 c chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

Grease a small rectangular cake pan or 9鈥 round pan.聽 Spoon batter into it.聽 Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.聽 When cool, sprinkle with confectioner鈥檚 sugar. Keeps well.

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