My Mom's Apple Sauce Cake

My Mom's Apple Sauce Cake

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"My mother got this when she lived in Virginia. It's really good."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 312 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.6g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 262 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan or 2 - 8 inch round pans.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and allspice. set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in water and egg. Add flour mixture alternately with applesauce and mix thoroughly. Fold in nuts and raisins.
  4. Pour into pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.
  5. To make frosting: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add milk and vanilla and mix in. Add confectioners sugar and orange or lemon juice. Beat until fluffy, then frost cake.
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Love the cake. I didn't make it with rasins or walnuts cause I didn't have any and instead of 1/2 cup shortening I used 1/2 cup vegetable oil. Didn't frost it at all. The cake turned out moist...

This recipe was a hit with my family. I served it to dinner guests and had to give out the recipe because they loved it so much. I changed a few things because I didn't have everything listed. I...

My boyfriends family love Applesauce Cake and, when I made this recipe they fell in love with it. Said it was one of the best that they ever had!