Glazed Applesauce Spice Cake


Makes 1 (10-inch) round cake


3/4 cup butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
3 eggs
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup milk
2/3 cup chopped walnuts
2/3 cup butterscotch chips
Apple Glaze


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 12-cup Bundt pan or 10-inch tube pan. Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Beat in brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until well blended. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with applesauce and milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat well after each addition. Stir in walnuts and butterscotch chips. Spread in prepared pan.
  2. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack; cool completely. Prepare Apple Glaze and spoon over top of cake. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Apple Glaze

Place 1 cup sifted powdered sugar in small bowl. Whisk in 2 to 3 tablespoons apple juice concentrate to form stiff glaze.

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