Monday, March 12, 2012

Applesauce Oat Cake Recipes

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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups applesauce
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

First Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the applesauce to a slow boil. Stir in oats; remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add egg; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and cloves; add to the creamed mixture alternately with applesauce mixture. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Frost cooled cake.