Apple Molasses Cake

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Apple Molasses Cake


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1¼ cup applesauce
  • 1½ cup brown rice flour (fine ground)
  • ½ cup potato starch (not potato flour)
  • ¼ cup tapioca starch
  • 1 tsp guar gum
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Sift dry ingredients together in large mixing bowl, combining thoroughly. Blend wet ingredients in a separate mixing bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients slowly while beating with electric beater or large whisk. Beat thoroughly, until smooth.Spray a 9" round cake pan or a 9"x13" baking pan with spray (for easier removal of cake from pan, place parchment paper on bottom of pan before spraying). Pour batter into pan.
  2. Bake cake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in cake comes our nearly clean. Remove cake from pan and place on cooling rack. Serve warm.

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