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How To Make Bread with Applesauce

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Today, I’m going to tell you How To Make Bread with Applesauce. I know what you’re thinking. Bread with applesauce? Isn’t that a bit redundant? But trust me, this isn’t your average piece of bread. By adding applesauce to the dough, you create a loaf that is soft, fluffy, and subtly sweet. Best of all, it’s really easy to make! So next time you have some applesauce on hand, give this recipe a try. 

I promise you won’t be disappointed.

How To Make Bread with Applesauce

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Applesauce Bread Ingredients

  • Flour-When in doubt, always go with “all purpose” flour.
  • Baking Powder-To lift your bread.
  • Salt-All baked goods taste better with a touch of salt.
  • Cinnamon 
  • Nutmeg
  • Allspice
  • Eggs
  • Applesauce
  • Sour Cream
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Brown Sugar-Brown sugar is soft and fluffy and needs to be packed into the measuring cups for proper portioning. Always pack brown sugar when measuring, unless the recipe states otherwise.
  • Butter-Always buy unsalted butter for baking, then add salt as needed. This is a quality-control technique to produce better baked goods.
  • Vanilla-To add that little extra something.

Icing: 

  • Powdered Sugar
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Vanilla

Recipe For Applesauce Bread

  • Preheat oven to 325º
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice in a bowl and set aside
  • Whisk eggs, applesauce, sour cream, both sugar, butter, and vanilla together in a large mixing bowl
  • Stir in dry ingredients until just combined
  • Pour into a greased 9×5 inch loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes
  • Use a butter knife to loosen sides of loaf from pan
  • Turn loaf onto a cooling grid, and let cool completely
  • Combine icing ingredients into a thick glaze
  • Drizzle over applesauce loaf
How To Make Bread with Applesauce

Allowing your cakes, cupcakes, and cookies to cool completely is essential before frosting or icing them. The frosting or icing on your cake will melt and slip right off the top if your baked goods are too warm, or it will melt and soak right in. 

When working with delicious dishes, it might be challenging to be patient, but giving yourself that extra time is crucial.

What Are Some Common Variations for Applesauce Bread?

You can add the following items to “spice up” your Applesauce Bread:

  • Pecans
  • Raisons
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Walnuts

What Is Applesauce Used For In Baking?

Applesauce is an excellent substitute for oil in baking, especially when you want to cut down on the amount of fat. It will keep your goodies moist without compromising their flavor or texture at all!

How Do You Store Applesauce Bread?

One of the most popular ways to store bread is in a container with an airtight seal. We like storing our applesauce bread this way because it will last longer than being left out on the countertop or in pans where there’s no extra protection against moisture from getting inside!

How To Make Bread with Applesauce

Can You Freeze Bread Made with Applesauce?

You sure can!

My suggestion is to let your bread cool completely. Slice the bread and wrap each individual piece in plastic wrap then place all the wrapped pieces into either an airtight freezable container or place the wrapped pieces into a ziplock bag then place into the freezer.

How Long Does The Bread Last?

If you keep your Applesauce Bread in an airtight container at room temperature it will last for about one week.  If you choose to freeze your bread, it should be good for up to 3 months.

What You Might Need To Make This Recipe:

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With a few simple ingredients, this applesauce bread is easy to make and perfect for fall. This recipe is so easy and the results are delicious! If you’re looking for an autumnal baking project that doesn’t require too much effort, then give this applesauce bread a try. It will quickly become one of your favorites.

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How To Make Bread with Applesauce

How To MaKe Bread with Applesauce

Yield: 1 loaf
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 7 minutes

This isn't your average piece of bread.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Icing

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325º
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice in a bowl and set aside
  3. Whisk eggs, applesauce, sour cream, both sugar, butter, and vanilla together in a large mixing bowl
  4. Stir in dry ingredients until just combined
  5. Pour into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  6. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes
  7. Use a butter knife to loosen sides of loaf from pan
  8. Turn loaf onto a cooling grid, and let cool completely
  9. Combine icing ingredients into a thick glaze
  10. Drizzle over applesauce loaf

Notes

I know we all like hot bread with butter. But keep in mind the glaze will also drip off a hot loaf, and a cool loaf slices a lot more nicely.

Nutrition Information
Yield 10 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 318Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 59mgSodium 378mgCarbohydrates 55gFiber 1gSugar 34gProtein 4g

I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition values have been automatically generated. If you have questions, please have a professional look at the ingredients and help you with new values.

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