Old Fashioned Homemade Applesauce Cake.

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Old widow

If you make your own homemade applesauce than this is the cake recipe for you. Using store-bought just will not work ( I tried, very dry and hard result). But with the homemade this is a very moist, delicous and versatile cake, I have served it plain sans icing, iced it with my grandmothers butterscotch icing or vanilla or cream cheese icings, all with rave reviews. So if you've got a couple cups of left over applesauce give it a try!

Top Review by Chef Dudo

Very good cake. I made half the recipe as it otherwise would be too large a cake for us. Baked it in a 9x5x3 loaf pan and it needed 1 hour 10 minutes in the oven.
You said in the recipe description that it was useless to bake the cake with store bought applesauce, well I kind of disregarded that and used store bought anyway. If the cake would be a failure I knew it was completely my own fault. But-store bought applesauce worked perfectly! The cake was moist and not hard at all. Maybe the applesauce here is different.
Anyway, a very good cake with lots of flavour.
Thanks for posting.
Made for PAC, Spring 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour bundt pan. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. With electric mixer combine shortening and sugar, add applesauce and raisins. ( Yes, use the beater to beat in the raisins.) Add the dry ingredients mixing well until all ingredients are well incorporated. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.
  4. Remove from oven and cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack until completely cool, ice as desired.

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