Applesauce Molasses Cake

1 cup sugar

5 Tablespoons soft butter

⅓ cup brown sugar

2 eggs

2 cups flour
¾ tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg

Dash of allspice
1 cup applesauce

3 Tablespoons molasses

3 granny smith apples, sliced thin sprinkle with brown sugar

 

  1. Beat butter with white sugar
  2. Add eggs,  beat 4 minutes
  3. Add brown sugar,  beat until smooth
  4. In medium Bowl mix all dry ingredients
  5. Stir molasses into applesauce
  6. Alternate adding flour & applesauce to the batter
  7. Fold in sliced apples
  8. Pour into greased and floured bundt pan
  9. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes

 

Topping

5 cups confectioners sugar

8 Tablespoons butter

3 Tablespoons milk

4 tablespoons molasses

  1. Beat butter and sugar
  2. Add 3 Tablespoons milk
  3. Whip until smooth
  4. Beat in molasses

Or – top with caramel pecan sauce

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