Herman Applesauce Spice Cake

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  • 1 cup Herman
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice


  1. Exactly as listed, beat all ingredients, adding each ingredient 1 at a time and beating 30 seconds after each addition. Beat 4 minutes after last addition.
  2. Pour into greased 9-inch square baking dish. Let batter "rest" 15 minutes uncovered then bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or till wooden pick tests done.
  3. Cool 30 minutes and frost with Thin Vanilla Glaze.

Date Nut Cake: Use Applesauce Spice Batter above but stir into batter, 1 cup well chopped dates, moistened first and lightly floured, along with 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans. Bake as otherwise directed in that recipe.

Posted by FootsieBear at recipegoldmine.com

Source: Gloria Pitzer Copycat Cookbook

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