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Rustic Scandinavian Applesauce Cake Recipe

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Added: Sunday, June 11, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 tbsp. unsalted butter
2 1/2 cups dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tbsp. butter, softened
1 tbsp. grated lemon zest
2 1/2 cups applesauce
2 tbsp. butter

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375. Melt unsalted butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add bread crumbs, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg; stir until crumbs become lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Set aside, reserving 1/2 cup of crumbs for topping.
2. Coat inside of 1-1/2-quart souffle dish or other baking dish with soft butter and coat bottom with a 1/2-inch layer browned crumbs.
3. Mix lemon zest into applesauce, then pour a 1/2 inch layer over the crumbs in the dish. Repeat sequence until all the applesauce and crumbs are used. Top with reserved crumbs and the remaining 2 Tbsp. butter, cut into bits.
4. In the middle of a preheated oven, bake cake about 30 mins. If topping browns too rapidly, cover dish loosely with sheet of aluminum foil. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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