Honey Applesauce Cake Recipe by Bella Gluten-Free

You can frost this cake with a cream cheese frosting or serve it lightly dusted with confectioner's sugar.  With 
Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix you can make a healthy cake great for breakfast, dessert or an afternoon snack.

Servings: Makes 16 servings.  •   Prep: 15 mins  • Total: 50 mins
ApplesauceCake   Ingredients:

2 cups Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix

1/2 cup almond meal

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp nutmeg 

1/2 tsp cardamom 

1/2 tsp allspice

2 eggs or egg alternative

3/4 cup honey

1/2 cup butter, butter alternative or light veggie oil

24 oz cinnamon or regular applesauce, hot

1 cup chopped dates

With Bella Gluten-Free All Purpose Baking Mix applesauce cake is back on the table.


15 min.


Mix it Up
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease two  9" round cake pans or one 9x13" baking pan.

• Using a stand mixer or a large bowl with a hand mixer or whisk, blend 7 dry ingredients.  Add eggs, butter, honey and 1 cup of hot applesauce. Mix until combined.

• Add chopped dates to the remaining applesauce. (This helps keep the dates from clumping together. ) Add to mix and beat for about 2 minutes.

• Transfer to prepared pan(s). Bake for 35-40 minutes for 9" cake pans or 48-52 minutes for 9x13 baking dish. Cake should spring back to touch when done. Frost with your favorite cream cheese frosting or sprinkle with confectioner's sugar, if desired.

Chef’s Notes:
Using local honey has been know to help with seasonal allergies.