Applesauce Date Cake
|Sifted flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground allspice||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Hot applesauce||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Chopped dates||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cream cheese frosting||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Sift flour with soda, spices and salt.
Add eggs, sugar, butter and 1 cup of the hot applesauce.
Beat until ingredients are combined.
Then beat 2 minutes longer, occasionally scraping sides of bowl.
Add remaining applesauce, the dates and walnuts.
Beat 1 minute.
Pour batter into greased and lightly floured 9" square pan.
Bake in 350° oven 40-50 minutes.
Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.