Applesauce Spice Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour three 9” cake pans. Combine first six ingredients and set aside. In a mixing bowl with electric mixer on high speed, beat one cup butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in applesauce, then eggs, one at a time until well combined. Stir in flour mixture, in thirds, alternating with milk. Stir in raisins. Pour batter into pans and bake 25-30 minutes until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
Cool on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely.
Frosting: Set electric mixer on high speed and beat 1 cup butter and heavy cream until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and spices until smooth. Spread between layers and over top and sides of cake.