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Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Savor the warm feelings of comfort and contentment from this Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake, a long-time favorite recipe. Bake a slice of nice today."
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1 h 30 m servings 468
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 13x9-inch cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, eggs, applesauce and oil in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Stir in nuts. Pour into bake pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Invert onto cooling rack. Turn right-side up. Cool completely.
  4. For frosting, combine frosting and cinnamon; stir until blended. Spread over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 468 calories; 23.8 63 4.1 46 363 Full nutrition

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I made these into cupcakes, frosted them with Dream Whip frosting and took them to a meeting. They were a hit. I added a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract because it helps eliminate the box taste...

This was very good and easy. Hubby loved it. I added some golden raisins and used a cream cheese frosting instead of store bought. Came out great.

This is really light. The only problem I had was the flour was stuck to the cake sides & bottom. I managed to get most off though. Otherwise, the applesauce adds a nice flavor without overpoweri...

Everyone I served it to loved it. Tastes just like homemade. Will definitely make again. It was fast and easy. I didn't have canned frosting on hand so I made cream cheese frosting instead. ...

Followed recipe exactly, excluding nuts due to allergy. Entire family loved it!