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applesauce cake

Recipe by
Lisa Foote
Castle Pines, CO

I make this cake with my recipe for homemade applesauce. I have the link to the recipe n the instructions below. You can use jarred applesauce as well. This cake is moist and has a great mix of spices in it. I also use organic coconut palm sugar for the brown sugar, but regular light brown sugar will work fine too. We eat it without any frosting but you could add a glaze or top it with confectioners sugar.Sometimes we drizzle a little pure maple syrup over it! I hope you try this cake and enjoy it as much as our family does!

yield 12 -14
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For applesauce cake

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    coconut palm sugar or light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spices (pre-mixed)
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    pure maple syrup

How To Make applesauce cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a bundt pan with cooking spray, I also add a layer of Baker's Joy spray to keep the cake from sticking. Just make sure the pan is coated well.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Mix in coconut palm sugar (or brown sugar). Stir ingredients to blend them well.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl lightly beat eggs and add other wet ingredients. Blend well.
  • 4
    Combine wet and dry ingredients into large bowl. Mix just until combined, do not over mix.
  • 5
    Put batter into prepared bundt pan and smooth to even out batter. Bake in the center of the oven for 40-45 minutes. Ovens vary so test at 40 minutes to see if toothpick comes out clean, add 5 minute intervals as needed.
  • 6
    Cool cake for 10 minutes before turning it onto a plate for serving.
  • 7
    NOTE: Here is the link for my homemade applesauce that I use in this recipe.