Applesauce cake squares

Yield: 9 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter; softened
2 Eggs
⅔ cup Apple juice concentrate
½ cup Applesauce
2 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
2 teaspoons Cinnamon, ground
½ teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 large Apples; peeled/chopped
Creamy Topping
½ cup Cream, heavy
1 teaspoon Vanilla
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground

Preheat oven to 375. Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Blend in eggs, juice, and applesauce. Combine dry ingredients. Gradually add to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in appls. Spread batter evenly into greased 8" square baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes, until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool on wire rack. Cut into squares. Serve warm or at room temperature, with Creamy Topping if desired.

Creamy Topping: Beat cream in small bowl at high speed of electric mixer until soft peaks form. Beat in vanilla and cinnamon until stiff peaks form.

Nutrition information per piece: 229 calories, 4 gm protein, 34 gm carbohydrate, 8 gm fat, 65 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 1-¼ diabetic starch/bread exchange, 1-¾ diabetic fat exchange, 1 diabetic fruit exchange.

Source: "Sugar-Free Desserts," the December 1992 issue of _Favorite All-Time Recipes_ magazine MM by Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo moderator at net/node 004/005

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