Just like grandma used to make, this delicious Easy Applesauce Cake is so satisfying. Applesauce cakes are great for using up pantry staples in your home. In exchange for basic ingredients, you get an amazing spice cake!
Is there anything more amazing than looking in your cupboard and finding ingredients to make a cake? This Easy Applesauce Cake is not only easy, but you most likely have all the ingredients already.
Applesauce is something we usually have on hand because my kids enjoy eating it as a snack. I enjoy eating it as a snack too, when it’s in cake. The next time you go to the store stock up on applesauce because you may need it for making a cake or two.
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For a long time, baking didn’t sound fun to me because it seemed as though I had to use a ton of ingredients, while baking. Once I realized that you didn’t need a ton of ingredients, things got a lot easier. It’s also easier to put together new recipes when you take the stress of using a lot of products for baking. Let’s get started with this Easy Applesauce Cake and I’ll show you how simple it can be to bake.
Here I was thinking that Easy Applesauce Cake was only something people ate to avoid in taking extra fat and calories in their cake. Nope! Applesauce Cake actually dates back to Colonial times.
Plus, there is even a National Applesauce Cake Day, every year on June 6th. I suppose Easy Applesauce Day could be the most important day of the year!
Walnuts and raisins are amazing in this Easy Applesauce Cake. They are inexpensive and a great way to add a little more nutrition to this cake.
Walnuts actually have tons of vitamins and minerals. When you consume walnuts, you’re getting vitamin E, vitamin B6, copper, and folic acid.
Raisins also have great nutritional value, they can aid in digestion and help keep your bones strong.
You can’t just name a cake with the word “easy” and not make it easy. If you’ve never been great at baking cakes or are thinking about whether or not you can cook with applesauce, then this cake is for you!
While this cake may take a while to bake, it’s totally worth every minute of it. You’ll find that this cake tastes super satisfying.
When you think of cake, your mind probably goes to frosting. But to be honest, some cakes just don’t need frosting. So what can you use instead?
To finish off this cake, you’ll want to sprinkle it with powdered sugar. Bakers do this because it adds a nice little finish to a cake, plus it adds a little sweetness to the cake.
You may be wondering why people want to cook with applesauce. Aren’t there oil and eggs for a reason? Essentially, there is a lot of fat in butter, eggs, and oil. So, if you’re seeking a healthier alternative, then it makes sense to cook with applesauce.
People use applesauce to cook muffins, healthy pancakes, cupcakes, and anything else they can think of. It adds flavor and moisture to baked goods.
Anything in moderation is fairly healthy. Applesauce does have a healthy side though. When you consume applesauce, you’re helping your body with digestion. Sometimes the body needs all the help it can get in that department.
Now I know cake isn’t exactly health food, but it’s nice to think we’re adding good things to our body and enjoying a special treat, too!