Chocolate Applesauce Cake

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

 

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  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time,
  • beating well after each addition. Combine dry ingredients; add to
  • the creamed mixture alternately with applesauce. Pour into a greased
  • 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle
  • over batter. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick
  • inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • 16 servings.
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

 

Applesauce adds moistness to this tender cake with a sweet chocolate and nut topping.

Nutrition Facts: One serving (prepared with margarine and egg substitute) equals 283 calories, 274 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 44 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 12 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat, 1 fruit.

16 Servings