Sugar Free Applesauce Cake


"Moist apple cake with only the natural goodness of apples for sweetener. Great for kids and people watching their refined sugar intake."


1 h 30 m servings 402 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 375 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 inch square baking pan.
  2. Beat the eggs until they drop like ribbons from the beaters. Continue beating and add the oil in a thin stream. Beat in the 1 cup applesauce and the 1 cup unsweetened apple juice concentrate.
  3. Beat in the flour gradually until well blended. Add the baking soda, ground ginger, ground almonds and apples, mix to combine.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 40 minutes or until the cake tests done. Let cake cool on a rack for 15 minutes before turning out of pan. Cool completely before frosting.
  5. Carefully slice the cake in half horizontally with a long serrated knife. Fill and frost with Apple Butter Frosting.
  6. To Make Apple Butter Frosting: Beat the cream cheese until soft and fluffy. Gradually beat in the apple butter and remaining 2 tablespoons apple juice concentrate.
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  1. 12 Ratings


Moist cake that would benefit from the addition of raisins or dates and some more spices, like cinnamon and cloves. If you want to really "frost" the cake with the suggested frosting, you need ...

I used this cake for my son's first birthday party. He loved it as did the rest of our guests. I added a bit more juice concentrate to the frosting to give it more flavor. You also have to ma...

I followed this recipe to the exact, and I tell ya, I feel like I wasted a lot of money making this cake. It has no flavor at all, Im always looking and trying new recipes to make for my mom tha...

I love sweet stuff, and this satisfied my sweettooth. I am a swimmer, and before big swim meets I try to reduce the amount of suger I eat. My brother opted out of eating any, and my sister tried...

A very healthy cake. Is a bit plain though. I recommend getting cream cheese frosting from a can to even out the healthfulness of the cake. Still healthy!! :)

bland no flavor tasted like baked flour.. if not for icing, would have no flavor.

The cake was yummy and moist. Perfect for us sugar-concious! I used a mixture of millet, spelt, and barley flour instead. -- I would recommend doubling the frosting recipe. I too had issues with...

I followed the recipe to the letter and this cake was very bland. I may as well have been chewing on my dishtowel. The icing is definite keeper though.

I had to bake it 30 min longer Was'nt to bad for no sugar