Sunday, August 22, 2010
Frosted Apple Cake
2 ½ cups all purpose flour (or 1 cup whole wheat & 1 1/2 cups white flour)
2 cups sugar
1 tsp baking powder, baking soad, ground cinnamon and salt
1 ½ cups applesauce
¾ cup vegetable oil
1 cup chopped walnuts -optional
Preheat oven to 350. Sift dry ingredients into large mixing bowl. Add applesauce,oil, and eggs. Beat on low speed until moistened. Beat batter on high for 2 minutes. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick is clean.
½ cup butter or margarine
4 ½ cups powdered sugar
6 Tbsp apple juice-divided
Heat butter in saucepan, stirring continually over medium heat until lightly browned. Beat butter, powdered sugar and 4 Tbsp apple juice. Add remaining apple juice and ¼ cup walnuts. Spread over cake.