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Applesauce Cake

Image of Applesauce Cake
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 12 Servings
  • Enjoy a moist cake made with applesauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 cup cake flour, sifted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup Original Molasses
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375F.
  2. Sift first seven ingredients into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add shortening, molasses and applesauce. Mix until all flour is dampened.
  4. Beat 2 minutes by hand or electric beater (low speed). Add eggs. Beat 2 more minutes.
  5. Bake 25 minutes or until done in 2 well-greased, lightly floured, round 8-inch layer-cake pans.
  6. Cool; frost with Molasses Mocha Frosting.