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Spiced Applesauce Cake with Butterscotch Chips

No recipe image available.A moist and flavorful spiced applesauce cake loaded with sweet butterscotch chips.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups applesauce
2 large eggs
1 (11-ounce package) butterscotch chips
3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
Powdered sugar for sprinkling

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl place all ingredients, except the butterscotch chips and walnuts and mix with an electric mixer on slow until ingredients are combined, then beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in butterscotch chips and walnuts, if desired. Spread in prepared pan.
  4. Bake 45 for 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  5. Sprinkle top of cooled cake with powdered sugar.

Makes 12 servings.