Applesauce Bread

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter until smooth. Gradually add the sugar, beating well. Add the applesauce and mix thoroughly. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and all the spices. Add the flour mixture to the applesauce mixture. Stir in the raisins and nuts. Spread in the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean. Let cool on a rack.