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Applesauce Spice Cake

Rated as 3.22 out of 5 Stars
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"Applesauce and oatmeal round out this heartwarming classic."
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Ingredients

servings 277
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9 inch square pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine rolled oats with boiling water and let stand for 20 minutes. Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan. In a medium bowl, sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg together and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oatmeal, oil and applesauce. Add eggs, sugar and brown sugar and mix well. Add the flour mixture and mix well. Finally, fold in the raisins and nuts. Pour into the 9 inch square pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 277 calories; 9.2 46.1 4.3 31 122 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Our family loves this cake. I double it for a 9x13 and omit the walnuts for the sake of one child. It benefits from a bit of salt and extra cinnamon. Cook a little longer if you are dealing with...

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this cake recipe seems off to me. i attempted to make it, followed all instructions, etc., and at the "batter" stage, i had a very watery, FOAMY mess. i'll give the benefit of the doubt and sa...

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this cake recipe seems off to me. i attempted to make it, followed all instructions, etc., and at the "batter" stage, i had a very watery, FOAMY mess. i'll give the benefit of the doubt and sa...

This cake was gooey and did not have a good taste. I will not make this again.

This cake had a gummy texture and did not have a good flavor.

Our family loves this cake. I double it for a 9x13 and omit the walnuts for the sake of one child. It benefits from a bit of salt and extra cinnamon. Cook a little longer if you are dealing with...

I have made this recipe for years and its really good. I pour the boiling water over the oats and sugars and then add the rest of the ingredients in normal cake fashion. It's light and fluffy an...

Great recipe! I added shredded carrots, cranberries, chopped granny smith apple and a little more applesauce. I baked it in a sheet cake pan and cut into squares, it didn't last a day!