Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

From Taste of Home.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening, sugars and lemon peel until fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Beat in vanilla.
  4. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, allspice, nutmeg and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce.
  5. Stir in the pecans and apple.
  6. Pour into a greased and floured 9- or 10-in. bundt pan.
  7. Bake at 350 for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. For glaze, in a heavy saucepan, melt butter and brown sugar over low heat.
  10. Stir in cream.
  11. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil; boil for 1 minute.
  12. Remove from heat; whisk in sugar and vanilla until smooth, about 1 minute.
  13. Pour over cake, immediately sprinkle with pecans.