Tilly's Apple Spice Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Ex-Pat Mama

This is a delicious recipe given to me by my good friend Tilly. The cake is dark and spicy - very appropriate for Christmas or other winter celebrations.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour a 8x8 baking pan. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Add the raisins (or dates) and stir to coat well. Set aside.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar for 2 minutes. Add eggs one at a time. Beat well.
  4. In small portions, alternately add the flour-raisin mix and applesauce. Begin and end with flour.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool completely on a wire rack. Sift powdered sugar over the cake just before serving.

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