7 Reviews

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).

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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.

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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.

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billybolo February 06, 2010

A very good fuss free cake. I have made this twice now. I had a little trouble the first time mixing the dry ingredients well enough - so this time I put them all in a plastic freezer bag & gave it a shake. I used a large jar of applesauce and a little water to shake out the remainder of the bottle. The cake was moist and enjoyed by the whole family. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe.

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Catherine Robson June 08, 2007

Good basic cake recipe. I left out the raisins and used baby applesauce. I needed a little more applesauce than called for to make a mixable batter but otherwise the mixing was fine. I actually found it a tad dry. But nothing a little glaze can't fix. A good solid recipe.

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ladypit April 29, 2007

This was flavoursome, moist and light! I made 14 tiny cupcakes out of the batter, mixing the batter in a bowl, and added a teaspoon of cranberry jelly filling. Thankyou for a great recipe when I've run out of eggs!

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melting pot October 06, 2005

So easy! So tasty! I love making this in the baking dish as there is so little to clean up! I made 2 of these for Rosh Hashanah lunch and there was very little left. Everyone loved them. In one of the cakes I added 1/3 - 1/2 C coarse chopped apple.

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Ducky October 04, 2005
Applesauce Crazy Cake (No-Bowl)