Applesauce Fruitcake Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: May 2, 2003
Okay but forget the cherries, I didn't and was disapointed
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Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2006
I have made this recipe twice already, and everyone absolutely loves it!! I like it for the fact that there is not one bit of citron/candied fruit in it. Everything is "natural", and the added applesauce gives the cake an excellent moist texture and taste to it. I'm not a big "cloves" or "allspice" person, so I added a "pinch" more of cinnamon, and it still came out great. I also can't eat walnuts, but added more dates, raisins and cherries to the mix, and you couldn't even notice the nuts weren't in the cake. I plan on making this cake for Christmas, and the best part is that whatever is left (which there usually isn't any) I can wrap in plastic wrap and freeze! This recipe is definitely something worth trying!! I love it!!
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Reviewed: Sep. 12, 2009
Excellent, subbed dried apples for dates, moist and light.
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Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2012
I always made the fruitcake with the mincemeat and sweetened condensed milk; but this year I decided to try this, because I had a lot of applesauce leftover from something else. It is wonderfully moist with the right balance of spices. This is my new tradition!
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Reviewed: Dec. 25, 2013
Delicious! Moist and spicy. I didn't use cherries or nuts, and I think I like it that way. Yum, yum!
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