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Sugar Free Applesauce Cake

Moist apple cake with only the natural goodness of apples for sweetener. Great for kids and people watching their refined sugar intake.

Sugar Free Applesauce Cake


  • 3 eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 1/2 cups ground almonds 2 Macintosh apples - peeled, cored and finely chopped 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 3 tablespoons unsweetened apple butter 2 tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 inch square baking pan.

2 Beat the eggs until they drop like ribbons from the beaters. Continue beating and add the oil in a thin stream. Beat in the 1 cup applesauce and the 1 cup unsweetened apple juice concentrate.

3 Beat in the flour gradually until well blended. Add the baking soda, ground ginger, ground almonds and apples, mix to combine.

4 Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 40 minutes or until the cake tests done. Let cake cool on a rack for 15 minutes before turning out of pan. Cool completely before frosting.

5 Carefully slice the cake in half horizontally with a long serrated knife. Fill and frost with Apple Butter Frosting.

6 To Make Apple Butter Frosting: Beat the cream cheese until soft and fluffy. Gradually beat in the apple butter and remaining 2 tablespoons apple juice concentrate.

Comments (2)

I've been looking for a sugar free applesauce cake for my birthday cake this year and I am going to try this recipe--thanks for posting!
Does this frosting need to be refrigerated? Will it hold up well under fondant? 
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