- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square cake pan. Line the bottom of the pan with wax paper, or dust lightly with flour.
- Sir together flour, baking powder, salt, and spices.
- In a large bowl, cream shortening. Blend in brown sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with applesauce; make 3 dry and 2 liquid additions, combining lightly after each. Turn batter into prepared pan.
- Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
Per Serving: 226 calories; 9.7 34.3 2.9 31 195 Full nutrition
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I made this as a special request from my fiance. We both thought it tasted fine but there was nothing special about it. Maybe it should be a little sweeter. Oh well. Edit: The next day it w...
I made some adaptations from this recipe to make muffins. It was truly flavourful and my kids just loved the muffins. I used only half of the flour and added oatmeal for the rest. Simple chan...
For us this is an excellent applesauce cake. some recipes are more like breads but because pf the cake and pastry flour this is definitely a cake. Much lighter than most and keeps so well. I...
I made this to bring into work today for October birthdays, and today was pretty hectic so I don't know if everyone liked it or not. However, it was half gone by 1 pm, which is pretty good for...
I served it with whip cream instead of icing and it was wonderful , very moist and deliciously spicey.