Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake

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Old family favorite.

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Serves:
12 - 15, depending on pan
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice
  • 1 1/2 c
    applesauce
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 c
    raisins (soaked for 5 minutes in boiling water and drained)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans, optional

How to Make Applesauce Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. Sift dry ingredients and add alternately with applesauce and water.
  3. Stir in raisins and nuts.
  4. Bake in prepared layer pans at 350 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes or until they test done when inserting a toothpick. Can also be baked in a ring, 13x9 or loaf pans.
  5. Frost with buttercream frosting.

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About Applesauce Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American



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