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Brown Applesauce Cake with Caramel Frosting

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
3 cups all purpose flour-divided
2 teaspoons baking soda
? teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups applesauce
2 cups raisins (optional)
1 cup black walnuts or pecans
1 tub of caramel cake frosting ~Duncan Heines

Cream butter in large mixing bowl; gradually add brown sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg, beating well. Combine 2 ? cups flour, soda, salt, and spices; add to creamed mixture beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Beat well after each addition. Dredge raisins and walnuts (or pecans) in remaining ? cup flour. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 350o for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 15 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely. Then add your caramel icing.

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