• 1 cup all-purpose flour (maida, plain flour)
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp corn starch (corn flour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup oil (canola or any vegetable oil)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups apple sauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp powdered sugar (for garnishing)


  • Pre heat the oven to 350°F
  • Square 8- inch cake pan, line with parchment paper and grease bottom and sides of the pan.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together except sugar, flour, corn starch, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt.
  • In a different bowl whisk oil and sugar together for about 2 minutes add apple sauce and vanilla extract mix it well.
  • Add the dry ingredients to apple mix and mix it together gently making sure all the ingredients mix together well.
  • Pour the mixture to cake pan and bake around 28 minutes, until cake begins to pull away from sides and/or toothpick inserted in the center pulls out clean.
  • Let it sit for about 20 minutes bring to room temperature and slice the cake into 16 square pieces.
  • Before serving lightly dust with powder sugar.

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