Applesauce-Carrot Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Preparation info

  • Makes one 10 inch tube cake ; serves

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

The applesauce keeps this carrot cake moist, dense and richly flavored, and the lemon brightens the frosting nicely.

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2

Method

  1. CAKE: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil a 10-inch Bundt or tube pan, or two 8-×-4-inch loaf pans; set aside. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices onto a sheet of wax paper; set aside.
  2. In a food processor, puls