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  1. -- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05

  2. Title: Iowa Applesauce Cake

  3. Categories: Governors r, Cheesecakes

  4. Yield: 1 servings

  5. Cake:

  6. 1/2 c Butter or margarine

  7. Or shortening

  8. 3/4 c Sugar

  9. 3/4 c Packed brown sugar

  10. 1 Egg

  11. 2 c All-purpose flour

  12. 2 ts Baking powder

  13. 1 ts Baking soda

  14. 1 ts Ground cinnamon

  15. 1/2 ts Ground cloves

  16. 1 1/2 c Applesauce

  17. 1 c Raisins

  18. 1/2 c Chopped walnuts or pecans

  19. Cream cheese frosting:

  20. 6 oz Softened cream cheese

  21. 1/2 c Softened butter or margarine

  22. 2 ts Vanilla

  23. 2 1/2 c Sifted powdered sugar

  24. 2 1/2 to

  25. Recipe by: Governor Terry E. Branstad, Iowa

  26. (a Butter frosting could be used instead of cream

  27. cheese.).

  28. Cake: In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, margarine or shortening for 30 seconds. Add the sugars and egg; beat

  29. until combined. Stir together the flour, baking powder,

  30. baking soda and spices. Add flour mixture alternately with

  31. applesauce to butter mixture. Stir in raisins and nuts.

  32. Pour batter into a greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan,

  33. 350 oven for 30 to 35 minutes,

  34. or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out

  35. clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

  36. Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat together cream cheese, butter

  37. or margarine and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually

  38. beat in powdered sugar. Bean in powdered sugar to make a

  39. spreadable frosting.

  40. Note

  41. For a decorated finish, set a doily lightly on the

  42. frosted cake and sprinkle lightly with a mixture of

  43. cinnamon and nutmeg. Carefully remove the doily. Serves

  44. 12. JM.

  45. Governor Terry E. Branstad, Iowa --

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