Applesauce Date Cake

Ingredients & Directions

2 c Flour (unsifted)
2 ts Soda
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Allspice
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/4 ts Cloves
1/4 ts Salt
2 Eggs
1 c Lt. brown sugar (packd firm)
1/2 c Butter (softened)
2 c Applesauce (heated)
1 c Dates (chopped)
3/4 c Pecans (coarse-shopped)
Butter frosting

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease well and flour a 9X9X2″ pan. 2. 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. 3. At medium speed, beat 2 minutes longer,
occasionally scraping the side of the bowl and guiding mixture into the
beater with a rubber scraper. 4. Add remaining applesauce, dates, and
walnuts; beat 1 minute. 5. Pour batter into pan. Bake 50 minutes OR UNTIL
straw comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan.

12 Servings

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