applesauce nut bread

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By Sharon Colyer
from Lexington, KY

This is a recipe that I got out of a local newspaper, when we lived in a small country town. The paper was called The Gleaner.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For applesauce nut bread

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or shortening or good spray of cooking spray for greasing of pan
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon (more, if desired)
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    pecans (optional)
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 c
    applesauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    shortening, butter, or vegetable oil

How To Make applesauce nut bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  • 2
    In mixing bowl, sift flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, & baking soda. Add pecans to dry mixture, if using, and mix them in.
  • 3
    Combine egg, applesauce and either, shortening, butter, or vegetable oil; add flour mixture to egg mixture. Stir, just until blended.
  • 4
    Put batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake in preheated oven. Test bread for doneness, with a knife, in the middle of the bread, after 45 minutes. Cook longer, if not done, up to another 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Take pan out of oven. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove bread from pan. Cool on rack.
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