Caramel Frosting Applesauce Cake

Recipe by breezermom
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cake:
  • Cream the butter (1 cup) for the cake; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine flour and next 6 cake ingredients in a bowl. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the applesauce, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Mix after each addition,
  • Stir in raisins and pecans.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured 13x9x2 inch baking dish. Bake at 325 degrees for 65 to 70 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before frosting.
  • Frosting:
  • Combine the brown sugar, butter, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Add milk; cook over low heat 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and let cool.
  • Add powdered sugar, and beat with a wooden spoon to spreading consistency.
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