Yogurt Applesauce Cake Recipe
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Yogurt Applesauce Cake Recipe

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Cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg lend an appetizing aroma to this yummy cake made with fat-free yogurt. "It's great for brunch, dessert or snacking," notes Tina Dierking of Skowhegan, Maine. "In fact, it's great anytime!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 egg whites, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon water

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 167 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 starch.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Combine the applesauce, water, yogurt, egg whites and almond extract. stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins.
  2. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For drizzle, in a bowl, whisk confectioners' sugar and water until smooth. Drizzle over cake. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Applesauce Cake in Taste of Home February/March 2004

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amberkleiman User ID: 2360476 138418
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2013

"I made this for dessert last night. My family absolutely loved it. Nice and light, and the flavor was fantastic."

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