Applesauce Date Cake

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“This a wonderfull dense cake. Got the recipe from a magazine about 30 years ago. Kind of reminds me a little of a fruit cake.”
1hr 55mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg.
  2. Grease well and flour a 9-by-9-by-2 inch baking pan.
  3. Into a large bowl of electric mixer, sift flour with baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, salt.
  4. Then add eggs, sugar, butter, and 1 cup applesauce; at low speed, beat just until ingredients are combined.
  5. At medium speed, beat 2 minutes longer, occasionally scraping side of bowl and guiding mixture into beater with rubber scraper.
  6. Add remaining applesauce, dates and walnuts; beat 1 minute.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  8. Bake 50 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Let cool in pan 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from pan.
  11. Let cool on wire rack.
  12. Frost with a Cream-Cheese frosting.

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