Applesauce-Spice Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Pierre Dance

In my misspent youth this was my favorite munchie food. It was quick, easy and the smell coming from the oven would drive us crazy. It stands alone without frosting but it is killer with Seven minute Vanilla frosting. (see my recipes)

Top Review by Mymble

I'm away from home and my cookbooks, and looking for the applesauce cake recipe from the Fanny Farmer cookbook. This is the one! (Except Fanny Farmer calls for regular raisins.) And it IS a great recipe - moist and flavorful and easy. I grew up with it, and make it for my kids now - except with half whole wheat flour sometimes. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Mix the Applesauce, Brown Sugar, and Oil.
  3. Sift together the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the Raisins and Nuts to the flour mixture.
  5. Add the Applesauce mixture.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Pour into a 9 x 13 pan that has been buttered and floured.
  8. Bake for 40 min.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. Invert over a cooling rack for 30 min.
  11. Carefully remove with spatula.
  12. Ice, if you dare.

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