Applesauce Cake

Eleni B


Simple and delicious! :)


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
50 Min


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  • CAKE

  • 8 Tbsp
    (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 1 large
    egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    thick applesauce
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    raisins (optional)

  • 6 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Applesauce Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan, line bottom with parchment and butter paper.
  2. Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir baking soda into applesauce. Mix dry ingredients, then add to butter mixture in 3 additions, alternating with applesauce. Stir in raisins. Pour batter into pan and bake until top springs back when pressed, 50 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto rack.
  3. Make glaze by mixing lemon juice and confectioners' sugar. Spoon glaze over cake.

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About Applesauce Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #Applesauce Cake

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