You are here: Home » Recipes » Applesauce Gingerbread Applesauce Gingerbread Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 to 15 servings A great bread to make ahead for a quick on-the-go snack. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup sweetened applesauce1 teaspoon nutmeg2 tablespoons shortening1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup molasses1 -- egg, beaten1/3 cup sour milk1 cup flour1/2 teaspoon soda pinch salt1/2 teaspoon ginger -- Whipping cream, whipped (optional) Instructions Spread applesauce in bottom of a greased 9×13-inch cake pan. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Cream shortening and add sugar. Add molasses, beaten egg, sour milk, and flour sifted with dry ingredients. Pour batter over applesauce and bake at 350F for 20 to 30 minutes or until done. Serve hot with whipped cream. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Newnan Junior Service League’s A Taste of Georgia (Newnan Junior Service League, Inc., Newnan, Georgia, 1977).