Homemade Applesauce Cake is more than just a simple Apple Cake. So moist, it's made with homemade applesauce, a touch of cinnamon and a delicious brown sugar and cinnamon crumb topping. The perfect breakfast, snack or dessert Cake.
Pre-heat oven to 350° (180° celcius), grease and flour a 9 inch round cake pan or a 9 inch bundt pan.
FOR THE APPLESAUCE
In a medium pot add the chopped apples, water and lemon juice. Cook on low heat (stirring occasionally) for approximately 15 minutes or until the apples soften then add the sugar and mash, continue to cook for approximately 3-5 minutes. Let cool before using.
FOR THE CAKE
In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar, then add the egg yolks and combine well.
In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the applesauce.
Pour into prepared cake or bundt pan, sprinkle with crumb topping and bake for approximately 45 minutes (test with a toothpick for doneness). Let cool before serving. Enjoy!
In a small bowl whisk together brown sugar, flour and cinnamon cut in cold butter to make coarse crumbs.