Applesauce Spice Cake



  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box spice cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups applesauce
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil


  • 1 (16 ounce) container vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13 x 9-inch pan.
  2. Cake: Combine cake mix, eggs, applesauce and oil in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in nuts. Pour into pan.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
  6. Invert onto cooling rack. Turn right-side up. Cool completely.
  7. Frosting: Combine frosting and cinnamon. Stir until blended. Spread over cooled cake.
  8. Dust frosting with a light coat of cinnamon.

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