You are here: Home » Recipes » Applesauce Cake – No Eggs Applesauce Cake – No Eggs User Submitted Recipe by Virginia Wilber Yield 12 pieces Prep 20 mins Cook 30 mins PrintEmail Developed during World War II because it did not contain eggs, was easily shipped and wouldn't spoil. Long lasting. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups heated applesauce1/3 cup shortening1 1/2 cups California Raisins1 cup white sugar2 cups flour1 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons baking soda1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1/2 teaspoon cloves1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a Bundt pan. Heat applesauce until warm. Add shortening. Stir until well blended. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30 to 40 minutes, until done. Let cool slightly in pan, then turn onto a serving plate. Note: Cake keeps well, is very moist and no refrigeration is necessary. Recipe by Virginia Wilbur, Salisbury, N.C.