Applesauce Cake

Enjoy a moist cake made with applesauce.

  • Servings: 12
  • Total Time: 45 Min
  • Main Ingredient: Applesauce

Ingredients

  • 2 cups 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 Grandma's® Original Molasses
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs

Directions

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