Applesauce Cake Roll

Another day, another weekend, another surprise coming out of my oven 👩‍🍳

This one helped me use some staples in my pantry, plus my kids truly enjoyed it. While I envisioned the taste to be different afterwards, my kids said it tasted like a bagel and loved it. 🤦‍♀️🤷‍♀️

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 applesauce


  • 1 package / 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 confectioner sugar


  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • Additional confectioner sugar
All ingredients ready to go

In a mixing bowl, beat eggs then combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and apple sauce.

Mixed and blended

Line a 15″ x 10″ x 1″ pan with waxed paper or aluminum foil. Grease and flour before pouring batter into the pan.

Baking 400°F

Bake at 400°F for 15 minutes.

Creamed filling

Prepare the filling while baking: Beat cream cheese, milk, and sugar in a small mixing bowl. Stir in raisins now if you wish to use them.

Add raisins if you desire

Spread on the cooled cake leaving around 1″ of space to the edges.

Rolled up
Nice and tight roll

Roll up and dust with confectioner sugar if desired.

Quite tasty

Yield: 10 servings. Refrigerate when not being served.

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