Olivia Walton's Applesauce Cake with Whiskey Frosting

Recipe by Debster
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8-10




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