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Chocolate Applesauce Cake I

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"This cake is moist with applesauce, is full of raisins and pecans. This is a chocolate cake for all you chocolate lovers. This cake has no eggs and is especially dense."
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Ingredients

servings 243
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. In a bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in the milk, applesauce, and 2 tablespoons of rum.
  2. In another bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, spices, and salt. Beat into the creamed mixture and then stir in the raisins and pecans.
  3. Turn the batter into a greased and floured 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake the cake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 45 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick.
  4. Immediately after removing the cake from the oven, sprinkle it with the remaining 1/4 cup rum. Let cool on a rack. This cake improves if allowed to sit for a day or so before eating. Serves 20.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 243 calories; 10 35.2 2.8 14 197 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe was brilliant .It is ideal for those with an egg allergy ,it is quick to make, delicious and it was enjoyed by all memmbers of my family.

Most helpful critical review

Quite unappealing. It took forever to cook, and the edges burnt to a crisp before the centre was cooked. I'll never make it again.

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This recipe was brilliant .It is ideal for those with an egg allergy ,it is quick to make, delicious and it was enjoyed by all memmbers of my family.

This was pretty good, I did however make a few changes. I used unsweetened soymilk instead, and only 1/2 tsp nutmeg. I didn't think there was enough batter for a 9x13 pan, so I used a 7x11 pan...

This was great one of the girls I work with is allergic to eggs and her favorite candies are rum balls so she loved this cake!! I left the raisins out and added some chocolate glaze to the cake....

Quite unappealing. It took forever to cook, and the edges burnt to a crisp before the centre was cooked. I'll never make it again.

This cake had just the right amount of sweetness! I only put in half of the margarine, about 1/4 c less of applesauce and omitted the nuts and the 1/4c dark rum. Made a nice 9" round cake.

I made this after doing on search on cocoa and applesauce as I wanted to use up some of both. What a hit! I frosted it with the Quick Penuche Frosting recipe in the New Joy of Cooking, using t...

Wow!!! This is one very tasty applesauce cake , than you Carol.

Super easy to make! I cut back on the milk - added a bit more applesauce and vanilla. Didnt have dark rum but had Malibu so instead of raisins I used coconut. Used golden sugar instead of white....

My family loved this cake. I used rum extract, that was the only change I made. I personally do not like nutmeg very much and i felt like it overpowered the taste so next time I will put in more...