Mom Taves Applecake

  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ½ cups oil
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 cups apples finely chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix wet ingredients together first and then add in dry ingredients. Do not over-mix. Stir in apples. Line a 12 x 15 inch cookie sheet with parchment paper. Spoon batter into cookie sheet and bake for 25 – 30 minutes until lightly brown.

Once cake is cool, ice with caramel frosting.

Caramel Frosting Recipe

  • ½ cup margarine
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups icing sugar


Heat margarine until melted and stir in brown sugar. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add milk and use whisk to mix in. Heat until boiling. Place the bowl in a sink full of cold water and gradually beat in ice sugar until set. Once cake is cool, frost with icing.

One Comment


Re: 3 cups apples finely chopped
Please advise which kind of apple to use.
Re: ½ cup applesauce
Please advise if you mean freshly homemade, or you mean buying canned. If homemade, which kind of apple to use. Do I need to drain off the juice? If buying canned, which brand?
Many many thanks!

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