Brown Applesauce Cake

Oxmoor House
one 10 - inch cake


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1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cloves
2 cups applesauce
2 cups raisins
1 cup chopped black walnuts


Cream butter in large mixing bowl; gradually add brown sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg, beating well.

Combine 2 1/2 cups flour, soda, salt, and spices; add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat well after each addition.

Dredge raisins and black walnuts in remaining 1/2 cup flour; fold into batter. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10 - inch tube pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 15 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely. Serve with Brandied Hard Sauce.

Created date

February 2010