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Spiced Applesauce Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Smitten Kitchen

Ingredients

For cake
  • 2 cups (8 3/4 ounces or 250 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons (10 grams) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon (2 grams) cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon (1 gram) ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 stick (4 ounces or 113 grams) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup (7 3/4 ounces or 218 grams) packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups (about 13 ounces or 365 grams) unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup (about 1 3/4 ounces or 50 grams) walnuts (optional), toasted, cooled, and chopped
For frosting
  • 5 ounces (142 grams) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces or 42 grams) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (4 ounces or 120 grams) confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 (1 teaspoon) teaspoon cinnamon
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nutrition information

per serving (10 servings)

  • 444.0 kcal Calories
  • 22.0 g Total Fat
  • 11.4 g Saturated Fat
  • 0.5 g Trans
  • 57.9 g Total Carbs
  • 1.6 g Dietary Fiber
  • 36.6 g Sugars
  • 5.7 g Protein
  • 86.5 mg Cholesterol
  • 347.0 mg Sodium
  • 129.0 mg Calcium
  • 20.1 mg Magnesium
  • 146.1 mg Potassium
  • 1.9 mg Iron
  • 0.6 mg Zinc
  • 647.2 IU Vitamin A
  • 7.9 mg Vitamin C
  • 0.2 mg Thiamin (B1)
  • 0.2 mg Riboflavin (B2)
  • 1.6 mg Niacin (B3)
  • 0.1 mg Vitamin B6
  • 58.3 g Folic Acid (B9)
  • 0.2 g Vitamin B12
  • 0.5 g Vitamin D
  • 0.7 mg Vitamin E
  • 2.1 g Vitamin K
  • 5.3 g Fatty Acids, Total Monounsaturated
  • 3.3 g Fatty Acids, Total Polyunsaturated

directions

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