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Yummy Applesauce Bread Recipe
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Yummy Applesauce Bread

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"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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Original recipe makes 1 9x5-inch loaf pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    55 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Spread pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake pecans in the preheated oven until golden, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove pecans from oven and reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt together in a large bowl. Stir applesauce, water, vegetable oil, and vinegar together in a separate bowl. Stir applesauce mixture into flour mixture until just combined; fold in pecans. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool bread in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Jan 05, 2013

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.

Dec 05, 2012

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.

Jul 18, 2014

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.

Jul 21, 2013

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!

Feb 16, 2013

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.

Nov 29, 2012

I must add that since I used mini muffin tins I cut the bake time down to 20 minutes and they came out perfectly!

Apr 04, 2015

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.

Feb 28, 2014

I used butter instead of oil and it turned out fine.


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  • Calories
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 57.9 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 307 mg
  • 12%

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

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