Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes, perfect for Fall!

Ingredients:

2-1/2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1-1/2 tsp. baking soda

1-1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. baking powder

3/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. cloves

1/2 tsp. allspice

1-1/2 cups applesauce

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup shortening

2 eggs

3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Butter Frosting:

1/3 cup butter, softened

3 cups confectioners sugar

1-1/2 tsp. vanilla

2 Tbsp. milk (may need to use a little more if frosting is too thick)

Few drops red food color

 

Directions:

Preheat over to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour a 9″ x 13″ x 2″ pan. Measure all ingredients into large mixer bowl.

Blend 30 seconds on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.

Beat 3 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl constantly.

Pour batter into pan. If there is any extra batter, pour into paper lined muffin cups.

Bake cupcakes 25 to 30 minutes. Bake layer cake 50 to 55 minutes. Cool. Frost with butter frosting

Butter Frosting:

Blend butter and confectioners sugar.

Beat in vanilla, milk and a few drops of food color.

Blend until smooth.

 

Enjoy!

(Photo Credit: Pinterest)

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