Eastern Shore Recipes Cookbook Vol. 1

Applesauce Cake With Walnuts with Ingredients

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How to make Applesauce Cake with Walnuts

An easy and delicious applesauce cake with walnuts recipe. A quick cake–we eat it for breakfast at our house, but can be eaten at any time of the day!

Some fun facts about applesauce cake. From Wikipedia, the preparation of applesauce cake dates “back to early colonial times in the New England Colonies of the northeastern United States. From 1900 to the 1950s, recipes for applesauce cake frequently appeared in American cookbooks. In the United States, National Applesauce Cake Day occurs annually on June 6.”

I love applesauce cake with walnuts because it is so easy to make and amazingly tasty. The smell it gives off while cooking in the oven is incredible!

applesauce cake with walnuts recipe

Let’s get started.

Here is the list of ingredients for the applesauce cake you will need to have:


large egg, cracked
One large egg


how to make applesauce cake with walnuts - shortening


ground cinnamon


ground nutmeg for applesauce cake with walnuts recipe


walnuts, whole
Chopped walnuts


sugar for baking


applesauce for cake recipe

Baking soda

baking soda for cooking



salt for baking


flour for baking



  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of shortening
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 cup of nuts, walnuts, chopped
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 can (15 ounces) of applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • 1 box (1 ounce) of raisins
  • 1/16 teaspoon (pinch) of salt
  • 1 1/2 cup of flour


  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • Cream together shortening, sugar, and egg
  • Mix baking soda and applesauce, and add to the previous mixture
  • Sift nutmeg, salt, and cinnamon with most (1 1/4 cup) of the flour, and add to the mixture
  • Slowly add the remaining flour to the mixture until the batter starts to stiffen up
  • Add in nuts and raisins
  • Place mixture in a greased loaf pan and bake 50 minutes or until it passes the knife test

What to serve with Applesauce Cake with Walnuts

This delicious Applesauce Cake with Walnuts can for served all by itself, especially for breakfast. Here are some of my favorite dishes that pair perfectly with Applesauce Cake :

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