Applesauce Gingerbread Cake

Applesauce Gingerbread Cake Recipe

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Lesley Snow


My first MIL used to make this cake. I adored it served with a dollop of softly whipped cream. She passed away more than 35 years ago but I think of her every time I make this or one of her other recipes. Loved that lady!


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6 - 8
15 Min
45 Min


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  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    neutral oil
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    boiling water

How to Make Applesauce Gingerbread Cake


  1. Combine dry ingredients
  2. add molasses, oil, egg and applesauce. Blend well
  3. Add soda to boiling water and mix immediately in to the rest of the ingredients. Pour in to an 8" x 8*' greased pan. Bake at 350 45 - 50 minutes
  4. Optional Glaze: 1 cup icing sugar, 1 tbsp lemon juice. Mix and pour over cake while warm

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About Applesauce Gingerbread Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English

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