Geraldine's Applesauce Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is an applesauce cake my mother, Geraldine Lefever made every Christmas when we were growing up. I still make it now, and the wonderful aroma of it makes me think of that special lady every time.A family treat!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter, sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and beat.
  3. Add flour to creamed mixture reserving a little to dredge fruit.
  4. Add nuts and raisins Add applesauce and stir well into mixture Oil 2- 9x5" loaf pans, or 3 smaller Bake at 350 for 50 minutes until clean in center.
  5. Slices best after two days (if you can keep people out of it that long) Great plain or with cream cheese.


Most Helpful

Pretty nice cake, really does taste better after a few days. i used dried cranberries instead of raisins, which worked out well. i also added a touch of vanilla and nutmeg to the batter.

Milla November 05, 2001

Dear Milla, Never thought of trying dried cranberries. Now that DOES sound good! Thanks for your comment. Ann

Ann Arber December 18, 2001

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