Satisfy your sweet tooth with this Ginger-Applesauce Cake. A delicious cream cheese icing is the perfect finishing touch on this Ginger-Applesauce Cake.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
3/4 cup butter, softened, divided
1 pkg. (2-layer size) spice cake mix
1-1/3 cups applesauce
2/3 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger, divided
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. ground ginger
2 cups powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Beat 1/2 cup butter, cake mix, eggs and applesauce in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped ginger. Pour into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 45 to 50 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Beat cream cheese and remaining butter in separate large bowl with mixer until blended. Add vanilla and ground ginger; mix well. Gradually beat in powdered sugar; spread onto cake. Garnish with remaining chopped ginger.
Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
Prepare as directed, using a 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan, and reducing the baking time to 35 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Invert onto wire rack; remove pan. Cool cake completely. Frost as directed.
How to Store
Keep frosted cake refrigerated.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 47g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.