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Gingerbread With Applesauce Topping

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  Tart green apple 1 Large, peeled and chopped
  Red apple 1 Large, chopped
  Apple juice/Cider 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole wheat pastry flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Skim milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Apple cider vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Egg/1/4 cup fat free egg substitute 1
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a 4-cup glass measure, combine the green apples, red apples, and apple juice or cider.
Cover with wax paper and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
Transfer to a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.
Stir in the raisins.
In a small bowl, combine the milk and vinegar.
Whisk in the egg and molasses.
Add 1/2 cup of the applesauce.
Pour over the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
Coat a 9" X 9" baking dish with no-stick spray.
Add the batter.
Bake at 325° for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
If desired, serve topped with the remaining applesauce.

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Cook Time: 
40 Minutes

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Gingerbread With Applesauce Topping Recipe