This cake is a perfect family dessert or afternoon snack. Made with Musselman’s Original Apple Sauce.
Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 9-inch square baking pan.
In a large mixing bowl cream butter and brown sugar well, then add the egg and apple sauce.
In a medium bowl mix the dry ingredients; flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Add to the wet mixture and beat until smooth. Stir in the raisins by hand.
Pour batter into the baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
In a medium bowl, melt 2 Tbsp of butter. Blend in powdered sugar and enough milk for spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
Spread frosting onto cooled cake and let set for 20 minutes. Icing will slightly harden making it easier to cut into bars.