Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Temp High

Applesauce Cake – A yummy dessert for the family


  • 1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Cup Applesauce, unsweetened


  1. Step One

    Coat slow cooker bowl with nonstick spray.

  2. Step Two

    Place 1 sheet of nonstick foil in the bottom of slow cooker bowl, with ends hanging over handles.

  3. Step Three

    Whisk together flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

  4. Step Four

    Beat together butter and brown sugar on high for 1 minute.

  5. Step Five

    Beat in egg.

  6. Step Six

    Scrape down sides of bowl and, on low speed beat in buttermilk ( mixture will look curdled).

  7. Step Seven

    Beat in applesauce.

  8. Step Eight

    Add flour mixture to bowl and beat on low speed until combined.

  9. Step Nine

    Spread batter into slow cooker.

  10. Step Ten

    Place a clean dish towel over bowl then put on lid.

  11. Step Eleven

    Cook on high for 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 hours or until toothpick in center comes out clean.

  12. Step Twelve

    Use foil to lift out cake. Cut into slices. (Garnish if desired.)

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  1. Crockin Girls

    Crockin Girls

    It’s enough, Lisa! Go for it!

  2. Lisa

    is the 1/2 cup flour measurement correct? doesn’t seem like enough. thanks

  3. Crockin Girls

    Crockin Girls

    Colleen…the towel catches the condensation that starts to build up on the inside of the lid.
    And Brandy…feel free to use whatever cake mix you have on hand or tweak it to your families taste. I bet a spice cake mix would be really yummy, girl :)

  4. Colleen

    What is the purpose of laying the towel over the top?

  5. Brandy N.

    Can you use a spice cake mix insted of the flour & spices. I am looking for something to do with this cake mix.

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  6. Crockin Girls

    Crockin Girls

    You sure can OlieAnn! :) Happy Crockin’

  7. OlieAnn S.

    could you use a crockpot cooking bag instead of the foil as long as you still lay the cloth over the top?????

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