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.

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Prep:
15 min.

 

Directions:
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.