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Applesauce Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Applesauce Sheet Cake, by , is from Celebrating Our Heritage "The Anderson Family" Where We Began, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marie Cherry
Added: Wednesday, January 10, 2007


1 1/2 Cup applesauce (any brand)
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt

Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting
5 tlbs unsalted butter, softened
1 (3oz) cream cheese (softened)
1 tsp vanilla flavor
1 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
3 tsp milk
1 cup walnuts, finely chopped

Preheat oven 350
Lightly grease and flour a oblong sheet cake pan and set aside.
combine the applesauce, sugar, and vegetable oil in a large mixing bowl. blend well, add the eggs on at a time, beating well after each addition. in another large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt, mix well. gradually add the flour mixture to the applesauce mixture, mixing well after each addition. pour the batter into the prepared pan. bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Let the cake cool for 10 - 15 minutes before frosting.

Frosting, make the frosting in a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese, and vanilla flovor until smooth. gradually add the confectioners sugar. mix well, stir in the milk gradually until the frosting reaches the desired spreading consistency, frost the cake, then sprinkle with walnuts. allow the frosted cake to cool completely before cutting into squares.




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