Applesauce Oatmeal Dessert
|All purpose flour/Unbleached flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Quick cooking oats||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Half and half||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Applesauce||15 Ounce (1 Jar)|
Heat oven to 350°.
Grease and flour square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches.
Beat all ingredients except 1 cup of the applesauce in large bowl on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Spread half the batter in pan.
Spread with reserved 1 cup applesauce; top with remaining batter.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until light brown.
Serve warm and, if desired, with whipped cream or ice cream.