All purpose flour - 1 1/2 cups
Packed brown sugar – ¾ cup (Use ½ cup if using unsweetened applesauce)
Sweetened or unsweetened applesauce - 1 cup
Baking powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Baking Soda - 3/4 teaspoon
Oil - 1/4 cup
Ground Flax Seed Powder - 1 table spoon
Water - 3 table spoons
Five spice - 1 teaspoon - 1 1/2 teaspoon (Or you could use a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, all spice, ginger) I used 1 teaspoon since I felt the spice mixture was very strong
Salt - 1/4 teaspoon
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C
Grease a 8" square pan with vegetable oil spray. Set aside.
In a small bowl, beat together flax seed powder and water until it is gooey mixture and set aside.
In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, spice powders, salt. Set aside.
In another bowl, whisk together oil, applesauce, brown sugar. Add the flax seed liquid and beat till all the ingredients combine well.
Add the dry mixture and stir making sure not to over mix.
Pour into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
Bake for 25 - 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.Mine took exactly 25 minutes
Cool in the pan on the wire rack for 15 minutes and then turn on to the wire rack to cool completely. Serve with powdered sugar sprinkled or some honey or maple syrup. I served with honey
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