Friday, February 27, 2009

Chocolate Chip Applesauce Cake

This is a recipe from my mom. It was always a favorite when we were all kids and it remains a favorite when we all get together.

1/2 C Shortening (or oil)
1 1/2 C Sugar
2 Eggs
2 C Flour
1 t Salt
3 T Cocoa
1 t Baking Soda
2 C Applesauce
1/2 T Cinnamon
6 oz Chocolate Chips

Glaze
1 C milk
1 C powdered sugar

  • Mix shortening, sugar and eggs.
  • Add flour, salt, cocoa, baking soda.
  • Add applesauce and cinnamon.
  • Pour into a greased/floured 8x10 pan.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips over cake.
  • Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
  • Pour glaze over cake while still hot.

2 response(s):

dessertobsessed said...

ooh sounds good! i love using applesauce in recipes because it can replace some oil and i always have so much in my pantry!

corrie said...

sounds delightful! Mmmmm...I'm hungry.