Applesauce Snack Cake
Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2006, America's Test Kitchen TV
Applesauce cakes run the gamut from dense, chunky fruitcakes to gummy 'health' cakes that don't taste like much. How about an applesauce cake that tastes like apples?
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For a moist and tender applesauce cake recipe that actually tasted like its namesake, we found that apple cider, reduced to a syrup, contributed a pleasing sweetness and a slight tang without excess moisture. Plumping dried apples in the ci...