Recipe by BLONDENBLUE1
"Using applesauce instead of butter reduces the fat of this delicious bread. Could also be made as cupcakes or muffins. Toasting the pecans is optional."
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1 1/3 cups
packed brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons
I cut the brown sugar back by half and used a homemade apple butter instead of applesauce. I crushed a package of Nature Valley granola bars and sprinkled a little over each muffin mound before I baked them. Baked at 350*, my muffins were done at just over 20 minutes. VERY moist muffin. These actually were even better the next day, after they'd sat overnight.
This bread came out very good. I did omit the pecans for family preference. This recipe did not miss them. The flavor was great. Thank you for a good recipe.
Do not be concerned that this recipe is eggless. It is delicious! I make it often throughout the school year for a treat at school or when they come home. We have even had it with a smoothie for breakfast. My 3 kids love it! I use less sugar (3/4-1 cup loose) and they still love it. I definitely recommend trying this recipe.
Very easy and tasty. I made this for a work breakfast and didn't think one recipe would be enough, so I doubled it. It made for a huge cake--almost too huge! However, everyone at work loved it, and I was asked for the recipe. I left out the pecans but topped it with dried cranberries for a pretty touch. Very tasty, very light and doesn't need anything else. Thanks for the recipe!
I was concerned because there was no egg! Most quick bread loaves have an egg, so I added one. I also bumped up the spices and cut the brown sugar to 1 scant cup. The applesauce was sweet enough. This was delicious, rose high, and sliced beautifully.
I must add that since I used mini muffin tins I cut the bake time down to 20 minutes and they came out perfectly!
Third time making this bread; also, made a loaf to give to my daughter in law, since she liked the slice she had of my first loaf; it's great warm with a cup of tea. Also, after cooling the loaf I like to wrap it in foil and refrigerate for an hour or longer, which makes it slice neatly. This loaf I added half teaspoon of lemon extract to my homemade applesauce and used 2&1/2 teaspoons of Penzeys Baking Spice for the cinnamon and nutmeg. I sprinkled fine shred organic coconut on the bottom of the prepared ceramic loaf pan, and sprinkled cinnamon sugar on the top before baking.
I used butter instead of oil and it turned out fine.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Yummy Applesauce Bread
Serving Size: 1/9 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 9
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 109
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