Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 1 Hr 15 Min
Servings 12
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Baking spray with flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 tsps. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Powdered sugar

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 325ºF. Coat a 10-inch springform pan with baking spray. Beat sugar and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 1 minute or until well blended. Add eggs; beat 1 minute. Add applesauce; beat an additional 1 minute.

  • Step 2

    STIR together flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt in medium bowl until blended. Toss 1 tablespoon flour mixture with pecans in small bowl. Gradually add remaining flour mixture and water to shortening mixture until blended. Stir in pecan mixture.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 70 TO 75 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes on wire rack before removing from pan. Place cake on serving plate. Cool completely.

  • Step 4

    PLACE paper doily on cake top. Sift powdered sugar over doily. Remove doily carefully to leave sugar pattern.

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/12 of cake)

  • Calories 380
  • Calories from Fat110g
  • Total Fat 13g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 270mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 62g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 37g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet