March 8, 2019

Applesauce Cake


  • ½ cup egg substitute
  • 1 ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  • 4 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg substitute for 1 minute on medium speed; add applesauce sugar and oil; mix well. Combine the dry ingredients; add to applesauce mixture and mix well, stir in raisins and walnuts. Pour mix into a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan that has been coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Cool cake on wire rack. In a mixing bowl, mix cream cheese with electric mixer until fluffy, add vanilla and confectioner’s sugar and beat until smooth. When cake is completely cooled, frost the cake.

Nutritional Information

Serving: 1/15 cake

  • Calories: 186
  • Fat: 6 grams
  • Cholesterol: 3 milligrams
  • Sodium: 124 milligrams

This recipe was developed by the UAMS Program for Weight Loss and Metabolic Control. The goal of our proven, medically supervised program is to help you make a lifestyle change to lose weight, improve your health, maintain your weight loss, and enhance your chances for longevity. To learn more about our services, please call 501-603-1497.