Applesauce cake

1 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
1 cup thick, lightly sweetened applesauce

Heat oven to 350F.
Cream butter and sugar.  Beat in egg.  Stir dry ingredients in.
Stir in applesauce.  Bake in greased pan 50-60 minutes.
We usually double this recipe.

Cream cheese frosting

3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
3 oz cream cheese
1 1/2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla.

Beat cheese and milk.  Beat in sugar gradually.  Add vanilla.
Source: based on Joy of Cooking.
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