Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake

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Old family favorite.


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12 - 15, depending on pan
15 Min
30 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 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


  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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