Applesauce Cake III

Applesauce Cake III


"This was in my mom's recipe book that I inherited."


servings 236 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 236 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour tube pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the sugar and shortening until fluffy. Add applesauce and molasses and mix in.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture and beat well to moisten. Fold in the raisins.
  5. Pour into a prepared fluted or straight sided tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into the middle of cake comes out clean. Cake will not rise to top of pan. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
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  1. 44 Ratings


This recipe was quick and easy. I tried it out on my coworkers and they all have to have the recipe! I have made it 3 times in one week and it is quickly becoming famous. I do recommend using...

This cake is quite good but I just can't leave anything without putting my mark on it I plumped raisins by soaking them in fresh orang juice and of course increased the the spices. But still ver...

I didn't have a flute pan so I put the batter into a muffin pan (with paper liners) and baked for 20 minutes at 375 degrees F. They came out perfectly - moist and delicious! The batter doesn't...

Fantastic - Every time I make this it disappears within a day!!! I used chunky applesauce for a different texture - fabulous.

I was concerned about a cake with no eggs but this was wonderful. Very light, moist and perfect in spice flavor. Reminds me of the taste of Boston Brown Bread but so light in texture. Used th...

This recipe was easy to make and turned out very moist. My husband and children loved it but it was a little bland for my taste. I think I would try a little more spice next time.

Excellent, dense and sweet. My mom added a bit too much salt, but even so it was great.

This was a great cake and easy to make. I didn't have a tube pan so I used 2, 8X8 pans. The recipes was delicious. Thanks for sharing!

This was an easy recipe to follow and gather the ingredients for! I didn't have a mixer to cream the butter and sugar, so I manually 'swished' it with my hands. That worked fine. I didn't hav...