8 Servings

Applesauce gets an upgrade from childhood snack to this lemony, cinnamon glaze cake.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan, line bottom with parchment and butter paper.

Step 2

Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir baking soda into applesauce. Mix dry ingredients, then add to butter mixture in 3 additions, alternating with applesauce. Stir in raisins. Pour batter into pan and bake until top springs back when pressed, 50 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto rack.

Step 3

Make glaze: Mix lemon juice and confectioners' sugar. Spoon glaze over cake.

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Ratings & Reviews

Applesauce cake

January 10, 2016
I made this recipe twice and me, my husband, and guest loved it.