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Apple Sauce Spice Cake with Penuche Icing

January 15, 2017

Apple Sauce Spice Cake with Penuche Icing


Sift together:

2 cups flour

1 ½ cups sugar

2 ½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp nutmeg

¼ tsp cloves, optional



½ cup canola oil

1 tsp vanilla

2/3 cup apple sauce

1 cup grated or finely chopped apples, peeled and cored


Beat for 2 minutes then Add:

1/3 cup milk

2 eggs

then beat for 2 minutes.


Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 35 minutes for layers or 40 to 45 minutes for oblong baking dish.   Frost with Penuche Icing (see below) and serve.


Penuche Icing


Melt ½ cup butter in saucepan and add 1 cup brown sugar, packed to a boil over low heat for 2 minutes, stir constantly.   Stir in ¼ cup milk, bring to boil, stir constantly.   Remove from heat cook to lukewarm.  Gradually add 1 ¾ cup powdered sugar.   Beat until thick enough to spread.


Variation: add raisins.

Posted by The Deedol Collection….aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks


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