Applesauce Cake

December 16, 2020  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

2 1/2 cups cake flour
3 teaspoons Clabber Girl Baking Powder
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
4 tablespoons cocoa
2/3 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 egg yolks
3/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup raisins
1/2 cup nut meats, chopped
4 egg whites, beaten

Sift cake flour four to five times with Clabber Girl Baking Powder, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cocoa; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter; add sugar and beat until well blended. Add egg yolks and applesauce; beat until smooth. Add the milk alternately with flour mixture. Add vanilla, raisins, and nuts. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Pour into two greased 9-inch layer cake pans.

Bake at 325 to 350 degrees F for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Note: Great with Cream Cheese Frosting

From the Clabber Girl Recipe Book


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