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Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake

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Savor the warm feelings of comfort and contentment from this Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake, a long-time favorite recipe. Bake a slice of nice today


  1. Preheat oven to 350 ºF. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, eggs, applesauce and oil in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Stir in nuts. Pour into bake pan.
  3. Bake at 350 ºF for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Invert onto cooling rack. Turn right-side up. Cool completely.
  4. For frosting, combine frosting and cinnamon;. Stir until blended. Spread over cooled cake.


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Juliacaesar on Mar 14, 2021 1:19 p.m.

Wow big hit. My family loved it

LaureenMT on Dec 12, 2020 11:24 a.m.

I use pumpkin instead of applesauce in this recipe.

cassey48 on Nov 7, 2014 11:23 a.m.

My whole family loves this!

MonaLynn on May 22, 2014 12:18 p.m.

I put sliced apples with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon on the bottom my baking dish, topped with cake batter, then iced with Buttercream Icing, turned out amazing and definitely make it again!

Brodysma on Jan 6, 2014 3:45 p.m.

Moist and light. This was a big hit at the card party.

jenn-jenn on Mar 24, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Due to allergies we do oats instead of nuts and chuncky home made apple sause. Its kinda a cross between an apple crisp and cake!

Blinkins on Feb 22, 2013 12:57 p.m.

This is one of our family's favourites - and so easy. Who would have thought the simple addition of a bit of cinnamon in the icing would make such a difference. I do in a bundt pan and sprinkle toasted coconut or chopped nuts on the top.