By veganmilitarywife


Applesauce Cake (Vegan and Oil Free)

Categories : Dessert , Snack

This is not a sweet cake!  It is a snack cake.  If you want it sweeter, replace half of the molasses with another liquid sweetener.

Gingerbread option: increase powdered ginger to 2 teaspoons.

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Applesauce Cake (Vegan and Oil Free)

Servings 8


  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup unsulphured molasses
  • 1/3 cup date syrup
  • 1/4 cup water If batter seems too thick.
  • 1 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x9 baking dish with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all wet ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  • Add wet mixture to dry mixture and mix until well blended.
  • Pour batter into lined baking dish and bake 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.