Olivia Walton's Applesauce Cake with Whiskey Frosting

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Debster

This cake is special...especially for Christmas (like the Waltons, anyone remember?), any holiday or dinner party. Glad I found this recipe again.

Top Review by drruth82_08021953

You must have "the recipe" for the bourbon in the frosting, though! ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour with soda, spices, and salt.
  2. Combine nuts and raisins in bowl and stir in 1/2 cup of the flour mixture.
  3. Cream butter in another bowl until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
  5. Alternately add flour mixture and applesauce, beginning and ending with the flour.
  6. Stir in raisin mixture.
  7. Spoon into greased 10-inch tube or bundt pan.
  8. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 20 minutes (or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean).
  9. Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then remove from pan and finish cooling on wire rack.
  10. Spread with Frosting.
  11. Cover until ready to serve.
  12. Whiskey Frosting: Stir together butter and cream, beat in 1 cup of the sugar.
  13. Blend in remaining sugar and the bourbon until proper spreading consistency.
  14. Makes enough frosting to cover a 10-inch tube pan.

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