Easy Apple Sauce Cake

    Easy Apple Sauce Cake

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    This recipe uses premade apple sauce for a quick, easy and moist cake. You can ice it or just dust it with icing sugar.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 1 3/4 cups (210g) pastry flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 cup margarine
    • 1 cup (220g) packed brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 cup apple sauce

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a 23cm square cake tin. Line the bottom of the pan with wax paper, or dust lightly with flour.
    2. Sir together flour, baking powder, salt and spices.
    3. In a large bowl, cream margarine. Blend in brown sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with apple sauce; make 3 dry and 2 liquid additions, combining lightly after each. Turn batter into prepared pan.
    4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
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    I made this as a special request from my fiance. We both thought it tasted fine but there was nothing special about it. Maybe it should be a little sweeter. Oh well. Edit: The next day it was much sweeter. I guess it just needed some time for the flavors to settle. It also stayed very moist for a full week. I also forgot to mention that I made my own applesauce for this recipe and I added a glaze. My fiance wanted an applesauce cake like his Grandma used to make so I did my best to accommodate.  -  31 May 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    7

    I made some adaptations from this recipe to make muffins. It was truly flavourful and my kids just loved the muffins. I used only half of the flour and added oatmeal for the rest. Simple change and made a hit with the kids. Thanks!  -  25 Jan 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    4

    For us this is an excellent applesauce cake. some recipes are more like breads but because pf the cake and pastry flour this is definitely a cake. Much lighter than most and keeps so well. I do make it with half shortening and half butter because of flavor. Thanks for a lovely addition to my files.  -  25 Apr 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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