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PCLinuxOS Bonus Recipe: Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls

Applesauce Cake


1 cup sugar
2 Tbsp butter (plus some for the pan)
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 cups all-purpose flour (plus 1 Tbsp)
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2/3 cup raisins


Allow the butter to come to room temperature. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Coat the inside of an 8x8-inch baking dish with butter.

In a large bowl, cream together 2 Tbsp of butter and the sugar using a hand mixer or mixing by hand with a wooden spoon. Add the applesauce and stir to combine.

In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, salt, and nutmeg until well combined.

Pour the flour mixture into the applesauce mixture and stir just until combined.

In a separate small bowl, toss the raisins with about 1 Tbsp flour until they are lightly coated. Fold the flour coated raisins into the cake batter. Spread the cake batter into the prepared baking dish.

Bake the cake for 30-35 minutes, or until the the center springs back when pressed. Let the cake cool for 15 minutes before slicing into 9 pieces.

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