Killer Chocolate Chip Snack Cake
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Recipe type: Cake
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Serves: serves 12
 
A tasty yellow cake studded with chocolate chips then topped with vanilla frosting.
Ingredients
For the cake:
  • 1⅓ c. flour
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. baking powder
  • 2 sticks butter
  • ½ c. applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • ½ c. pecans, chopped
  • ½ c. chocolate chips
For the frosting:
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • ½ t. salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 in square baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and baking powder. Mix well.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the butter, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla. Mix with a mixer until smooth.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until combined.
  5. Fold in the pecans and chocolate chips.
  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  7. To make the frosting put all ingredients in a bowl and mix with a mixer on medium speed until fluffy.
  8. Spread the frosting over top of the cake. Allow to sit for 1 hour before cutting into squares.
Notes
Recipe from Hershey's Recipe Collection Cookbook
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/2018/01/killer-snack-cake.html