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Butterscotch Applesauce Cake

 Butterscotch Applesauce Cake
"The Butterscotch Applesauce Cake goes into the oven first," Evelyn notes. "Its pretty golden topping is loaded with goodies, including pecans and butterscotch chips."
12-15 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) butterscotch chips
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and applesauce;
  • mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; add to
  • creamed mixture. Stir in raisins. Spread in a greased 13-in. x 9-in.
  • baking pan. Sprinkle with chips, sugar and pecans. Bake at 375°
  • for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 396 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.