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Applesauce Bread III Recipe
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Applesauce Bread III

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"This is a great appley cinnamony bread. The directions are for a bread machine, but you can make it by hand if you wish. Try adding chopped nuts too!"

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Original recipe makes 1 - 1.5 pound loaf Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    2 hrs 10 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins


  1. Place ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select White Bread cycle; press Start.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 16, 2009

Needs 1/4-1/2 cup added flour. With mods, really good - otherwise bland. Mods: 1) Use 2 cups bread, 1 cup wheat, and 1/3 cup all-purpose flour. Instead of white sugar, use 2 tbls molasses and 2 tbls honey. Double cinnamon and go heavy on nutmeg.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 29, 2003

I made this with really high expectations and I was a bit disappointed. It was pretty good bread; however, I really was looking for a more appley cinnamony bread. I probably won't try this one again.


24 Ratings

Jun 21, 2006

Great recipe! Made this twice and my husband, kids, and friends at work loved it. Had to add about 1/2 cup extra bread flour as the dough looked too sticky. Will definitely be making this one again and again. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

Apr 19, 2003

My loaf seemed really dense. I noticed that the dough wasn't as firm as usual, so I added some flour.

Nov 01, 2010

I use apple butter (home made recipe from here-the crockpot one-I just up the spices), and apple cider because that is what I have on hand this time of year. Using apple butter I can skip the sugar and spices in the recipe too. If I had to use applesauce I would double the cinnamon in the recipe if not even triple. I would also add a few dashes of all spice and about 4-5 shakes of cloves because I like my apple stuff with lots of spice! I measure out the apple butter and cider and pop it in the microwave until it warms up to 110 degrees. I also use 1/2 whole wheat flour and 1/2 bread flour trying to up the 'health factor' a bit. I skip the butter and use canola oil. I don't measure the shredded apples I just used two-skin and all. I also added 3/4 cup of chopped pecans at my 'add in' beep of my machine. 1 package of dry yeast equals 2 1/2 tsp of yeast. Stand by your bread machine until this mixes a bit because, depending on the size/type/water content of your apples, you may need to add some more flour. I just spoon it over the dough until it looks and rolls around in a nice ball. WONDERFUL recipe. This makes GREAT toast!

Jan 11, 2011

Easy to make in the bread machine, as stated. My husband and kids really enjoyed it. Quite dense, without the texture of a sweet bread - kind of in between a yeast bread and a sweet bread. Not my favorite, but I will make it again for my family since they liked it so much.

Mar 07, 2011

This is pretty good! I made the dough in the bread machine then took it out and finished it off in the oven at 375 for 40 mins. I didn't have nutmeg, so I used pumpkin pie spice--about a teaspoon, and I also increased the cinnamon to a teaspoon. This bread seemed to me to want to have fruit in it, so I added dried cherries in. I wish I'd added more! I also didn't shred the apple but chopped it, and I like how there were some moist chunks of apple in the bread as a result. This is a nice bread for breakfast or pb & j sandwiches. Thanks for the recipe.

Jan 21, 2010

Excellent! I was too lazy to shred the apple, so I used some extra apple sauce. The dough seemed pretty moist when it was kneading, so I kept dumping in more wheat flour, probably at least a 1/2 cup more. I also didn't have any nutmeg, so I skipped it....It was delicious, my favorite bread so far!


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  • Calories
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.6 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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