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Applesauce and Raisin Cake

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Here is a quick and simple applesauce cake recipe, perfect for weekday lunches or after-school snacks.
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Applesauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a bowl, add and combine the dry ingredients of flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Mix well and set aside.
3. In an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar together.
4. Stir in the egg and beat until well combined.
5. Add in 1/3 cup of flour and 1/2 cup applesauce. Beat well.
6. Another 1/3 cup of flour with the remaining applesauce and Beat well. Finally stir in the remaining flour and beat until well combined.
7. Stir in the raisins and combine the batter again.
8. Take a greased 8 inch square baking pan. Pour the batter into the pan evenly. Bake it in the oven at 350 degrees F for 40 - 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

9. Serve the applesauce cake cut in desired slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Comfort finds us in unexpected things. Like this simple, not too sweet, subtly appley cake with raisins, spice and all things nice. As such, it’s lovely warm out of the oven, but also tastes delicious the next morning with butter or with afternoon coffee or tea or actually whenever you crave a little comfort. This is an easy wet and dry mix cake using ingredients on hand. It results is delicious and wonderfully No effort but a lot of wow factor.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 307 Calories from Fat 109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19.1%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.7 mg18.9%

Sodium 269.2 mg11.2%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 32.3 g

Protein 3 g6.3%

Vitamin A 7.7% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Anonymous's picture
I have tried this Applesauce cake recipe and it turned out to be finger licking good! Though I wanted to discard the nutmeg and used something else instead of raisins, first wanted to check with let me know
Ginger.Rose's picture
I made this Applesauce Cake recipe and got rave reviews :)Apart from the mentioned ingredients I added ground cloves and decorated the applesauce cake with walnuts and grated orange peel.
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