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RECIPE: SOURDOUGH APPLESAUCE CAKE

Recipe: Sourdough Applesauce Cake

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This cake is sweet enough for dessert, but not too sweet to serve as a breakfast coffee cake. Thick homemade applesauce is preferable, but any applesauce will make a nice cake.


15 minutes

45 minutes

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Buttermilk Starter

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Endless® Fresh Sourdough Kit

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Endless® Fresh Sourdough Kit

$53.99

This sourdough bread kit contains everything you need to get started making beautiful, tasty, artisan-style sourdough bread at home! 

Instructions for using this sourdough starter can be found here.

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EASY CREAM CHEESE ICING:

  • 1 cup cream cheese (or one 8-ounce package)
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/4-1/3 cup honey

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Beat ingredients together and spread on cooled cake.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup rapadura or other whole cane sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup fresh sourdough starter
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (preferably soaked and dried)
  • 1/2 cup raisins

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Prepare a 9x13-inch glass baking pan by greasing sides and bottom well.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt and spices.
  4. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar together until well mixed. Stir in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla, sourdough starter, and applesauce; mix well.
  5. Add flour mixture to sourdough mixture, a little at a time, until thoroughly blended. Stir in nuts and raisins. Pour into prepared pan.
  6. Bake 45 minutes, or until top springs back when pressed lightly or toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely and frost with cream cheese frosting or serve plain.

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