Chocolate Chip Applesauce Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mareesme

At last, an easy-to-make "scratch" cake recipe that does not need frosting! Recipe has been modified from one given to me by a friend years ago... 6/30/07 NOTE: This is not a standard chocolate cake recipe nor a spice cake recipe. The cocoa and chocolate chips help add to the "dark chocolaty" flavor and appearance but the applesauce and spices give it a unique flavor addition, producing a dark, moist cake with a different flavor with the added bonus of being a no-frost cake.

Top Review by Donna G.

Everyone loved this cake! It was easy and delish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour a 13x 9" baking pan.
  2. In large mixing bowl, mix oil and 1 1/2 c sugar.
  3. Add beaten eggs, flour (no need to sift), cinnamon, salt, applesauce, baking soda and cocoa and mix until well-blended.
  4. Pour into pan and sprinkle with 1 1/2 T sugar, nuts (chopped walnuts or pecans) and 3/4 C chocolate chips.
  5. Bake at 350 dg. for 30-40 mins, until top springs back when touched, covering with foil if top gets too brown.
  6. Moist and delicious!

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