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Filled with raisins and pecans, the applesauce in this bread turns it all into a sliced tasty treat. It bakes nicely in a 9x5 loaf pan.
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 1/4 cups applesauce
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 3/4 cup raisins
- Preheat oven to 350°F, and lightly grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
- Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, and set aside. Combine applesauce, sugar, brown sugar, egg and melted butter. Mix well.
- Fold in the pecans and raisins.
- Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center of loaf comes out clean.
- Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove and finish cooling on wire rack. Wrap tightly for storage. This bread freezes well.
- Makes 1 loaf.
The serving dishes in our photograph are Fiesta dinnerware.
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