Cocoa Applesauce Cake: great for Mother’s Day

Cocoa Applesauce Cake

Makes: 12 slices         Prep Time: 15 min         Cook Time: 30 – 40 min

INGREDIENTSCocoa Applesauce Cake

¾ cup Splenda® Blend

½ cup Smart Balance® Spreadable Butter & Canola Blend

2 eggs

2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder ((100% cacoa)

2 cups applesauce (no added sugar)

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 cup all-purpose flour

½ cup whole white wheat flour

½ cup walnuts, chopped (if desired)

Smart Balance® Omega Non-Stick Cooking Spray

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350⁰F.

2. Cream ¾ cups sugar and Smart Balance® Spread and eggs.

3. Sift the cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon and both flours ingredients into a large bowl.

4. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients, alternating with applesauce until just blended.

4. Pour into 10 ½ X 15 ½ inch square pan sprayed prepared with Smart Balance® Omega Non-Stick Cooking Spray

5. Sprinkle chopped walnuts over batter (optional). Bake for 30-40 minutes.

Enjoy!

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