Applesauce Snack Cakes

1
Gretchen ***

By
@gcolie

I made these sweet treats to put in the kids' lunch boxes. I think they are healthier than store bought- no preservatives.
This is a make-ahead recipe: Make the batter and then keep in the fridge until ready to bake!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 2 1/2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    applesauce
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    ground cloves

How to Make Applesauce Snack Cakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Stir soda and vanilla into applesauce. Combine flour and spices. Add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce mixture, mixing after each addition.
    Cover batter and store in the refrigerator for up two weeks.
  3. When ready to bake, spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pans (filling two-thirds full). Bake at 400 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    Remove from pans and cool on a wire rack.

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About Applesauce Snack Cakes

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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