Tried and True Applesauce Cake

Angela Gray


I must be the pickest cake eater around ! It must be moist, and I mean moist, I don't do dry cakes. And this yummy cake fits the bill. It was given to me by a neighbor years ago when she baked me one for Christmas. I admit to eating over half the cake, well it was warm, in one sitting. Okay, actually I was standing at my sink, (don't tell anyone)! This cake does call for candied fruit, which I THOUGHT I didn't like. Well I was wrong, give this a try, you will not be disappointed. Even though this is really a cake, she baked it in a bread pan. Perfection


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 depending on size of slices
20 Min
55 Min


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  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    soda, dissolved into 1/4 cup of hot water.
  • 1 to 1 1/2 c
    raisins, let come to a boil in water, drain and cool
  • 1 pt
    candied fruit, nuts and cherries (about 1 cup each)

How to Make Tried and True Applesauce Cake


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees and grease a glass or metal bread pan. I think this makes more than one, I can't remember from last Christmas.
  2. Mix all ingredients together except for the fruit and nuts. DO NOT OVER MIX
  3. Fold into the batter the fruits and nuts.
  4. Bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours checking on every 5 min. after the first hour. Do not over bake. Allow to cool and enjoy. This bread is pretty as well as yummy !

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