Combine flour through cloves and set aside.
Cream Earth Balance and sugar well.
Add egg replacer mixture on low speed.
Then beat batter for 3-4 minutes on medium speed until it is fluffy and almost doubled.
On medium, slowly pour in maple syrup.
With wooden spoon gently stir in applesauce, alternating with flour mixture. Stir until just blended.
Pour into greased 9 inch square pan.
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.