Applesauce Cake with Hot Milk Frosting
Source of Recipe
Recipe Link: http://marthawhite.com
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 1/2 cups Martha WhiteŽ Self-Rising Flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1 2/3 cups applesauce
2/3 cup raisins (optional)
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1/4 cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
2. In medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice; mix well. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with applesauce, beating well after each addition. Stir in raisins and nuts. Spread batter in greased and floured pan.
3. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 50 to 55 minutes or until cake pulls away from sides of pan. Cool slightly.
4. Heat milk in medium saucepan over low heat just until warm. Remove from heat. Add all remaining frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Spoon and spread over warm cake.
Prep Time: 30 min
Serving size: 18 Servings