eggless sponge cake recipe
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vegan applesauce cake recipe

one bowl light, airy eggless and vegan sponge cake made with applesauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: world
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 1840kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1.5 cups all purpose flour (maida) or about 185 grams maida
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup oil or 62.5 ml oil - use oil which has a neutral taste and flavor
  • ¾ cup unrefined cane sugar or regular sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla powder or 1 scraped vanilla bean
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or regular vinegar or lemon juice


  • in a mixing bowl, take 3/4 cup apple puree, 1/4 cup oil and 3/4 cup sugar.
  • with a wired whisk, stir this mixture so well that the oil is incorporated evenly.
  • now add 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar or regular vinegar or lime juice to this wet mixture.
  • seive the dry ingredients - 1.5 cups maida/all purpose flour, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder and a pinch of salt directly in the bowl having the wet ingredients.
  • add vanilla powder or scraped vanilla bean or vanilla extract.
  • fold the dry ingredients in the wet ingredients lightly. don't over do.
  • the batter should feel light.
  • pour the batter in the prepared pan.
  • bake at 180 degrees celsius in a preheated oven for 35 to 40 mins.
  • once baked and a toothpick inserted comes out clean, remove the cake from the pan after it cools a bit and then place on a wired rack or tray for the sponge cake to cool down.
  • slice and serve this eggless cake with milk, tea or coffee.


this rough nutrition info is for 1 loaf:
Nutrition Facts
vegan applesauce cake recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1840 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 793mg34%
Potassium 740mg21%
Carbohydrates 316g105%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 167g186%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 201mg20%
Iron 9.5mg53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 1840kcal | Carbohydrates: 316g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 793mg | Potassium: 740mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 167g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 9.5mg