Butter Rum-Glazed Applesauce Cake


  • 1/3 cup butter (do not use margarine)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup applesaucehomemade or store-bought
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. butter (do not use margarine)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. rum flavor
  • 4 tsp. milk
Grease an 8×8 inch cake pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

For cake, melt butter in medium-sized saucepan and cook over medium for about 2-3 minutes until it just starts to turn brown. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, applesauce and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes.

To make glaze, melt butter in small saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, again, until just turned brown. Remove from heat, stir in remaining glaze ingredients and pour over warm cake. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon.

Serve cake warm. Eat and enjoy!

by The Savvy Kitchen