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grandma's applesauce bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

Grandma Carr made quick breads and enjoyed them, especially for breakfast, year round. The flavor depended on what she had on hand but all of them were good! Here's her applesauce version.

(1 rating)
yield 12 slices
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For grandma's applesauce bread

  • 2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1

How To Make grandma's applesauce bread

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 by 4 inch loaf pan. Put flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in the bowl of a mixer and beat on low just to combine.
  • 2
    Add the applesauce and egg. Mix briefly to combine but do not mix for more than a minute or so. Stir in the nuts by hand. Pour into the prepared loaf pan.
  • 3
    Bake for 45 - 50 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool in pan on a rack for 20 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool completely.
  • 4
    NOTE: I recently made this recipe with blueberry flavored applesauce and it was awesome. I plan to try the peach or raspberry flavors, too. :)

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