Spiced Chocolate Applesauce Cake

"This is a lovely cake, not too sweet but moist and chocolatey. The combination of cinnamon and chocolate is particularly popular in Mexican cooking, but it makes a very interesting cake as well."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 10mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F Line 2 nine-inch round cake pans with parchment paper, and grease the sides of the pans.
  • Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.
  • Beat together the oil and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Blend in the vanilla and the applesauce.
  • Add the dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • Divide the batter evenly between the two pans.
  • Bake in the preheated 350°F oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Cool 10 minutes in pan on rack.
  • Remove from the pans; cool on rack. Ice with frosting as desired.

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I love to garden, both perennials and vegetables. I am always looking for recipes to fiddle with, especially good simple vegetable dishes. I try to use organic ingredients as much as possible.
 
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