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Spicy Butterscotch Snack Cake

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories500
Calories from Fat230
Total Fat26 g40% DV
Saturated Fat19 g95% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol75 mg25% DV
Sodium370 mg15% DV
Total Carbohydrates63 g21% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars17 g
Protein6 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron8% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories500
Calories from Fat230
Total Fat26 g40% DV
Saturated Fat19 g95% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol75 mg25% DV
Sodium370 mg15% DV
Total Carbohydrates63 g21% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars17 g
Protein6 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron8% DV
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 cups HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips (11-oz. pkg.)
  • 1 cup pecans chopped (optional)
  • Powdered sugar or frozen whipped topping , thawed (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Mix in applesauce. Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in butterscotch chips and pecans, if desired. Spread in prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or serve with whipped topping, if desired. Makes 12 servings.

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