Applesauce Crazy Cake (No-Bowl)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by pansies

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.

Top Review by Mudflower

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).

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.

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