Applesauce Cake With Walnuts

applesauce cake with walnuts recipe
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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

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

Egg

large egg, cracked
One large egg

Shortening

how to make applesauce cake with walnuts - shortening

Cinnamon

ground cinnamon

Nutmeg

ground nutmeg for applesauce cake with walnuts recipe

Walnuts

walnuts, whole
Chopped walnuts

Sugar

sugar for baking

Applesauce

applesauce for cake recipe

Baking soda

baking soda for cooking

Raisins

Salt

salt for baking

Flour

flour for baking

Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 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

DIRECTIONS

  • 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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