Applesauce Crazy Cake (No-Bowl)

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another no-bowl cake recipe. Found this one on a MasterCook recipe e-list back in 1998. Haven't tried it yet but hope to soon. Update: I have tried this now and used half all-purpose half whole wheat flour and no nuts. It worked very well. Not a high rising cake but it was nice and moist when we had this for breakfast the next morning. Took 25 minutes in a 9 inch pan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 8 or 9-inch square pan, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, cloves and nutmeg; blend well.
  2. Stir in apple sauce, oil and vanilla; mix well. Stir in raisins and nuts. Use a rubber spatula to scrape any ingredients clinging to sides, corners or bottom of pan into the batter and even the batter in the pan.
  3. Bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Makes 9 servings.


Most Helpful

A good recipe that will prove to be flexible I believe. The second time I made it I used currants, which were not quite as sweet and helped the cake pair perfectly with a cup of coffee. I may try making this into a chocolate cake too, adding a couple T. of cocoa instead of cinnamon and raisins. It seemed to take a little longer to cook than projected, but it stayed very moist in spite of my fear of it overcooking in some areas (you wouldn't want to under-cook this one or it would be too dense and gooey).

Mudflower April 06, 2008

Quick and easy. Easier to mix in a real bowl though. I added an egg. I also used currants, but raisins or dried cranberries would be good. Love the spice in it.

Kasha February 18, 2012

This is a great recipe to have in your bag of tricks. A quick, easy and tasty dish that uses ingredients that you'd have around the house anyway. Perfect for when friends drop in for a visit, your suddenly obliged to make something, or you got the munchies.

billybolo February 06, 2010

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