Wednesday, October 5, 2011

What I Made Wednesday {Applesauce Cake}

The big finale to your Homemade Applesauce you made last goes! Note: If you have no motivation on making your own applesauce, no worries. When I don't have time to make my own sauce which is 99% of the time I like to use store bought Mott's Natural Chunky Applesauce. It's yummy either way so no need to fret about a thing!

Applesauce Cake

What You'll Need
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 sticks unsalted, room temperature butter
2 cups packed light-brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
2 large eggs
2 cups Homemade Applesauce or Mott's Natural Chunky Applesauce
nonstick cooking spray
Bundt pan, preferred but not a show stopper
confectioners' sugar, optional

What You'll Do
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Coat the pan with cooking spray and don't be shy.

Whisk together flour, baking soda, kosher salt, cinnamon and set aside.
Using a mixer, beat butter, brown sugar, honey, and eggs until fluffy.
Lower mixer speed and add the dry mixture SLOWLY to avoid a flour shower. Blend well.
Add the applesauce and beat for 10 seconds.
Pour batter in well-greased pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in a 350 degree, preheated oven.


What You'll Need to Know to Finish
When a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean, remove from oven. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then invert cake on plate, ridge side up. Cool completely. When cool, dig in and sprinkle on some powdered sugar if you are so inclined. Enjoy!

This cake is great in the morning with tea or coffee. Do you like to have sweet or savory for breakfast?



Anonymous said...

Yum, looks better than Panera's.

I looked for Danny Dunn at our library, no go. :( But I'll keep it on my list. Love finding new-to-me treasures.

xoxo michele

Pam said...

Applesauce Cake sounds delicious!! Where do you get all these yummy recipes? Yes, I do like something sweet in the morning! receiving my daily dose of LOVD!!


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