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finished applesauce cake on plate with whipped cream

Applesauce Cake Recipe

This family recipe is an easy way to use some of your fresh applesauce!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15

Ingredients
  

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated white sugar
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • tsp. baking soda
  • tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • ½ tsp. allspice
  • ½ cup Crisco butter shortening
  • ½ cup water
  • cups applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 350°. Grease 13 x 9 x 2 pan.
  • Blend dry ingredients together in a bowl. Add shortening, water, and applesauce, and beat with mixer for 2 minutes on medium speed.
  • Add eggs, and beat 2 more minutes. Scrape bowl to ensure all ingredients are mixed.
  • Stir in walnuts and/or raisins, if using, and pour into pan.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool and frost if desired.
Keyword apples, dessert