"A good way to use up some jars of applesauce from last year's canning season! Freshly made applesauce works just fine, too. Or commercially made applesauce."
- Serving Size: 1 (82.7 g)
- Calories 289.3
- Total Fat - 11.4 g
- Saturated Fat - 3.7 g
- Cholesterol - 33 mg
- Sodium - 176.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 46 g
- Dietary Fiber - 3.3 g
- Sugars - 28.7 g
- Protein - 4.9 g
- Calcium - 29.7 mg
- Iron - 1.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 0.9 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
Step by Step Method
Grease and flour a 9x13 in. pan or use baking spray. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Beat together softened butter, sugar and eggs until light and fluffy.
Add applesauce and beat until combined.
In a medium bowl, mix together the 3 cups flour, baking soda and powder and spices.
Add to the applesauce mixture and beat on low until combined.
Put walnuts, raisins and 1 tablespoon into the empty bowl, and toss to combine.
Add to batter and fold in with a rubber spatula.
Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake on center rack of oven for 35-40 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool on wire rack.
NOTE to SERVE: can top with powdered sugar, caramel frosting, rum sauce or as is.
No special items needed.