Exactly as listed, beat all ingredients, adding each ingredient 1 at a time and
beating 30 seconds after each addition. Beat 4 minutes after last addition.
Pour into greased 9-inch square baking dish. Let batter "rest" 15 minutes
uncovered then bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or till wooden pick tests
Cool 30 minutes and frost with Thin Vanilla Glaze.
Date Nut Cake: Use Applesauce Spice Batter above but stir into batter, 1 cup
well chopped dates, moistened first and lightly floured, along with 1 cup chopped
walnuts or pecans. Bake as otherwise directed in that recipe.