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applesauce cake

Applesauce Raisin Walnut Spice Cake

An Old-Fashioned Applesauce Cake with Apple Butter Filling This cake has an old-fashioned appeal. The applesauce lends moistness and flavor, the spices are prominent and the crumb is firm; the cake slices very easily. My Nana always said the applesauce should be hot; I don’t know why and she isn’t around to ask, so I […]

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spice cake with caramel frosting

Spice Cake with Apricot Filling and Caramel Frosting

An Old-Fashioned Spice Cake Cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and cardamom are used with a light hand so as not to overpower the spice cake. Note that there is no vanilla extract; it would compete with the spices. The buttermilk yields a crumb that is soft and tender. If you have a choice between nonfat and low […]

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