The 12 Ingredient Desert-Dessert Applesauce Cake

The 12 Ingredient Desert-Dessert Applesauce Cake
Pareve and Vegan--Makes 1 loaf but easy to double

Ingredientsrsz 01 bamidbar cake copy

  • 1 cup natural applesauce (no added sugar)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 Tbsp. hot water
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp. sherry or rum
  • ½ c. walnuts, chopped coarsely
  • 1 cup raisins


  1. Soak raisins in the sherry or rum and set aside.
  2. Combine: applesauce, sugar, salt, and oil in a mixer.
  3. Dissolve the baking soda in the hot water and add to the applesauce mixture together with the spices.
  4. Continue mixing and add the flour reserving 2 Tbsp.
  5. Coat the raisins with the reserved flour and stir in the batter together with the walnuts.
  6. Bake @350º 45 min.-1 hour in a standard loaf pan.

The cake freezes well. Lining the loaf pan with foil allows you to lift the cake out of the pan easily once it has cooled.

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