Aromatic Applesauce Spice Cake Studded with Raisins – Diabetes Recipes

Aromatic Applesauce Spice Cake Studded with Raisins – Diabetes Recipes.

Aromatic Applesauce Spice Cake Studded with Raisins

We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us. Getting most North Americans to eat the recommended five or more a day is another story. To up the count, mix fruits and vegetables into cookies, bars, quick breads, and other baked goods. It’s as easy as blending applesauce, prune (dried plum) purée, and raisins into this spice cake.

y i e l d : 13-by-9-inch cake s e r v i n g s : 24
s e r v i n g s i z e : 2J-by-2G-inch piece

w e i g h t                                   m e a s u r e

Butter-flavored vegetable oil cooking spray                      8 oz                                         1 c + 2 tbsp
Granulated sugar                                                             6 oz                                              3/4 c
Unsweetened applesauce                                                4 oz                                              1/2 c
Prune purée (page 5) or prune baby food                          4 oz                                            1/2 c
Large egg whites                                                             2 1/2 oz                                         2
Large egg                                                                         2 oz                                              1
All-purpose flour                                                             10 oz                                            2 1/4 c
Baking soda                                                                                                                      1 1/2 tsp
Ground cinnamon                                                                                                              1/2  tsp
Ground cloves                                                                                                                   1/4  tsp
Ground nutmeg                                                                                                                  1/4  tsp
Salt                                                                                                                                   1/4  tsp
Baking powder                                                                                                                  1/4  tsp
Firmly packed raisins                                                      6 oz                                               1 c

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
Combine sugar, applesauce, prune purée, egg whites, and egg in a large mixing bowl. Beat until well blended.
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, salt, and baking powder in a medium bowl. Mix until blended. Mix in raisins. Add dry ingredients into liquid ingredients and mix until just moist.
Spread evenly in prepared pan. Bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, or about 30 minutes. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack. Top with Maple Powdered Sugar Frosting (page 222) or icing of
choice, if desired. Cut into 24 pieces and serve.
Aromatic Applesauce Spice Cake Studded with Raisins

 

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