Preventing food waste: Spiced Applesauce Loaf Cake

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Hello! It’s been a while – sorry! I haven’t been baking much recently between trying to lose a bit of weight and being away/busy.

But anyway, the OH and I have been on a mission to use up some of the bits and bobs in the freezer and make a bit of space. Earlier this year I stewed and froze a load of apples which were on the turn, and a rainy Sunday afternoon seemed as good a time as any to enjoy a relaxing potter-around in the kitchen!

The recipe suggests adding a cinnamon cream-cheese frosting – which sounds great! – but as the cake was just going back in to the freezer, I didn’t frost mine. 

Spiced Applesauce Loaf Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar (half white caster, half soft brown)
  • 1 egg
  • 1.25 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1.5 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1.25 teaspoon baking soda
  • Raisins and/or walnuts to taste – about 1/2 cup of one or both

 To make:

  1. Cream together the butter, sugar, and egg.
  2. Add the flour, spices, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Stir until just blended. Mix in applesauce and raisins/walnuts.
  4. Pour into greased and floured loaf tin.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 to 60 minutes, or until loaf springs back when lightly touched with finger.
  6. Cool in pan(s) for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and cool on rack.
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  1. This sounds delicious!

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