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    Chocolate Applesauce Cake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    5 mins

    40 mins

    Mirj's Note:

    This cake is very moist and chocolatey, perfect for dessert or with coffee.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar.
    2. 2
      Add eggs, then add next five ingredients.
    3. 3
      Mix well.
    4. 4
      Add applesauce.
    5. 5
      Mix.
    6. 6
      Pour into greased 8 × 12-inch pan.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with remaining sugar, chocolate chips and chopped nuts.
    8. 8
      Bake for 40 minutes at 350º degrees.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 21, 2002

      45

      This cake was very good, but too dense. I don't know if I did something wrong, but it hardly rose, so it didn't have the light, fluffiness that I was looking for. Or maybe that is just a result of baking with applesauce, I don't know. It worked better cut up into brownies. Either way, it has a good flavor. (By the way, I froze some if it and it froze well)

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    • on December 14, 2002

      55

      this was a moist chocolate cake and the topping just enhances the flavor. i loved the easy prep

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    • on May 27, 2002

      Unfortunately, I can't rate this because not only I did not have any shortening and had to use butter (nor any nuts, so I had to do without), but because after I had already creamed the butter and sugar I realised that all I had was a bit over 1 cup flour and a bit over 1.5 cups applesauce. I made it anyway and let it cool in the oven overnight, because it seemed that it did not set. This ended up being a really moist, smooth, chocolaty and cinnamony cake with a bit of apple taste. I wouldn't say it was the most impressive cake I ever made, but it was good and very easy (got to love just one dirty bowl), and I'll probably be making it again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Applesauce Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (96 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 303.6
     
    Calories from Fat 114
    37%
    Total Fat 12.7 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 26.4 mg
    8%
    Sodium 311.2 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 46.8 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    8%
    Sugars 26.4 g
    105%
    Protein 3.7 g
    7%

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