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Frugal Butterscotch Bonanza

1 package butterscotch pudding mix
3/4 c. chopped dates
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. applesauce
1/2 c. margarine or butter -- softened
2 egg yolks (reserve whites)
1 package pillsbury plus yellow cake mix
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. applesauce
1/3 c. oil
2 egg whites
1 egg
1 envelope whipped topping mix
remaining instant butterscotch pudding
-- mix
1 c. milk

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour two 9" round pans; line bottom with waxed paper and
grease and flour bottom again.

In large bowl; blend 1/3 c. pudding combine (reserve remaining pudding combine
for frosting) with remaining filling ingredients until moistened. Beat 2
minutes at highest speed. Spread into prepared pans.

In large bowl, blend all cake ingredients until moistened. Beat 2 minutes
at highest speed. Pour over filling in pans, spreading to cover.

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in
center comes out clean.

Immediately invert pans onto cooling racks; cool layers 10 minutes before
removing waxed paper. Cool completely.

Place layers, filling sides together, on serving plate.

In small bowl, blend frosting ingredients until moistened. Beat at highest
speed until peaks form, about 5 minutes.

Frost sides and top of cake.

Store in refrigerator.