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Applesauce Almond Cake w/ Brown Sugar & Honey Frosting
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Soak Time
1 d
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
 

This Applesauce Almond Cake with Brown Sugar & Honey Frosting is moist and sweet, yet satisfyingly healthy.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Dietary Need: gluten-free, soy-free, yeast-free
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 224 kcal
Ingredients
Almond Cake ---------------
Brown Sugar and Honey Frosting ----------------
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup cane sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Directions
For Almond Cake ---------------
  1. Combine the GF Flour Mix, honey, salt, butter, almond extract, milk, lemon juice, eggs, and applesauce.
  2. Refrigerate the batter for 12-24 hours. (The longer the better.)
  3. When you are ready to bake, let the batter come to room temp.
  4. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9x13 or two 9" cake pans.
  5. Add the baking powder, baking soda, and chopped almonds to the batter.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan(s) and bake for 45-50 min. or until the cake springs back when you touch it. (You may have to increase your baking time a bit as soaked flours take longer to bake.)
  7. Cool and frost with Brown Sugar and Honey Frosting (recipe below).

Brown Sugar and Honey Frosting ---------------
  1. Melt butter. Add cane sugar and honey; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Boil for about 1 min. Remove from the heat.
  3. Using a wooden spoon, stir in milk and vanilla. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth; cool 1 min.
  4. Spread evenly over cake and let set to form a light crust.
Nutrition Facts
Applesauce Almond Cake w/ Brown Sugar & Honey Frosting
Amount Per Serving (24 slices)
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 167mg 7%
Potassium 80mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Sugars 22g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 5.6%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 1.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.