Blueberry Applesauce Cake


This simple applesauce cake is studded with dried blueberries and made with cinnamon and whole wheat flour. It’s a great after school snack for the kids and makes a great cake to serve at brunch.


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups apple sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons dried blueberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 9×9-inch baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together both the flours, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add oil, vanilla extract, apple sauce and eggs; beat for 2-3 minutes with a hand mixer at low speed, scraping the bowl frequently until cake batter is mixed well. Stir in 1/4 of the dried blueberries.
  4. Pour batter into pan and sprinkle top of cake with remaining 2 tablespoons of dried blueberries.
  5. Bake cake for 35 minutes or until cake is set and a toothpick dipped into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Remove cake from oven and let cool completely on baking rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.


This recipe has been adjusted for high altitude.