Applesauce Snack Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Applesauce Snack Cake With Cream Cheese FrostingRecipe
Oxmoor House


9 servings (serving size: 1 square)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 11 Minutes
Cook: 22 Minutes
Cool: 10 Minutes


3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg white
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chunky applesauce
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash of ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon finely chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine oil and sugars in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add egg and egg white; beat well. Beat in vanilla and applesauce. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 7 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture to applesauce mixture.

Pour batter into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes.

Spread top of cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, and sprinkle with walnuts. Cut into 9 equal squares.