Spicy Applesauce Cake

Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
2   cups   all-purpose flour
1   teaspoon   baking soda
1   teaspoon   ground cinnamon
1/2   teaspoon   ground ginger
1/4   teaspoon   ground cloves
1/2   cup   unsalted butter -- softened
1   cup   light brown sugar
2   large   eggs
1   teaspoon   vanilla extract
1 1/2   cups   unsweetened applesauce
1/2   cup   golden seedless raisins
1/2   cup   walnut -- diced fine
  baking spray with flour
Preheat oven to 350F. Spray an 8 inch square pan.

Cream butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating completely after each addition.

Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves together.

Alternate between dry ingredients and applesauce. Mix thorough.

Add raisins and nuts and mix thoroughly.

Bake for around 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes clean.

NOTES : You can frost the cake with a simple glaze or cream cheese frosting or even a sprinkle of confectioner's sugar.

Makes 12 servings
Per Serving: 266 Calories; 12g Fat (38.7% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 56mg Cholesterol; 124mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
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