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Applesauce Picnic Cake

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This light, sweet, and delicious Applesauce Picnic Cake is perfect for any sunny getaway, super easy to make, and also goes great with your favorite hot beverage.

Ingredients

Cake

Topping

Instructions

  1. Prepare a 9 x 13 inch baking pan by spraying it with cooking spray. Set your oven to heat to 350 degrees F, and an oven rack to the center position.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer (or a large mixing bowl) combine the butter, sugar, eggs and applesauce. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. 
  3. With the mixer running on low, slowly add the flour mixture into the applesauce mixture, stopping to scrape the edges of the bowl if needed. Once combined, mix on medium speed for about a minute.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle the top with the chopped pecans, chocolate chips and chopped dried apples. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool and serve.

Courses Dessert

Cuisine American

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/12

Amount Per Serving

Calories 338

% Daily Value

Total Fat 12.4 g

19%

Saturated Fat 7 g

35%

Cholesterol 51 mg

17%

Sodium 245 mg

10%

Total Carbohydrates 54.8 g

18%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g

7%

Sugars 36.2 g

Protein 4.3 g

9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by The Goldilocks Kitchen at https://goldilockskitchen.com/2019/02/applesauce-picnic-cake.html