Easy Apple Cake Recipes Using Applesauce and Fresh Apples

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Applesauce Cake is moist and delicious. Here in Western North Carolina apples are abundant crop. In Western North Carolina around the turn of the 20th century, when a couple got married everyone in the community baked a layer of cake and covered the top with applesauce. Then they would bring the layer of cake to the wedding. The layers would go into a stack of cake hence the layered wedding cake. A couples popularity was measured on how high their wedding cake was.

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Applesauce Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-teaspoon soda
  • 1/2-teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Applesauce

To Prepare Recipe: Combine shortening, sugar molasses and eggs; cream until light and fluffy. Combine dry Recipe Ingredients; add to creamed mixture, blending well. Cover and chill at least an hour Divide the dough into 5 parts and pat into 5 well-greased and floured 9 inch cake pans. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from pans and let cool. Spread each layer with applesauce and stack.

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Mother's Apple Cake Recipe

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

  • 1 Cup corn oil
  • 2 cup sifted flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups apples coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup Nuts
  • 1 teaspoon
  • teaspoon
  • teaspoon Cinnamon

To Prepare Recipe: Mix oil, sugar, eggs and flour. Stir in apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, nuts, and vanilla. Bake in a greased and floured loaf pan for 35 . 45 minutes.

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Mountain Wedding Cake

  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Applesauce

Combine shortening, sugar molasses and eggs; cream until light and fluffy. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture, blending well. Cover and chill at least an hour Divide the dough into 5 parts and pat into 5 well-greased and floured 9 inch cake pans. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from pans and let cool. Spread each layer with applesauce and stack.

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