Grandma's Applesauce Cake

Grandma's Applesauce Cake

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Donna Price


I found this recipe in my late Grandma's recipe box shortly after my mother passed away. It was from my Great Grandmother. It's a wonderfully moist cake that I hope you will enjoy.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 3 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    dates and cherries
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    melted shortening
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1

How to Make Grandma's Applesauce Cake


  1. Sift flour, soda ,salt, add raisins,dates, cherries and nuts set aside
  2. Beat egg with the sugar then add applesauce,spices,pineapple and melted shortening
  3. Combine dry ingredents with the wet mix well. Place in greased and floured bunt pan. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Insert toothpick to check for doneness.

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About Grandma's Applesauce Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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