Chocolate Applesauce Cake I Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 4 Print This cake is moist with applesauce, is full of raisins and pecans. This is a chocolate cake for all you chocolate lovers. This cake has no eggs and is especially dense. Chocolate Applesauce Cake I Ingredients 1/2 cup butter1 1/4 cups white sugar1/2 cup milk1 1/2 cups applesauce2 tablespoons dark rum2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/8 teaspoon salt1 cup raisins1 cup chopped pecans1/4 cup dark rum Instructions 1 In a bowl, cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in the milk, applesauce, and 2 tablespoons of rum. 2 In another bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, spices, and salt. Beat into the creamed mixture and then stir in the raisins and pecans. 3 Turn the batter into a greased and floured 9×13 inch baking pan. Bake the cake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 45 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. 4 Immediately after removing the cake from the oven, sprinkle it with the remaining 1/4 cup rum. Let cool on a rack. This cake improves if allowed to sit for a day or so before eating. Serves 20.