1/2 C Butter 1/2 t Cinnamon, ground
1 C Sugar 1/4 t Nutmeg, ground
3 Eggs 1 C Applesauce
2 C Flour, all-purpose 1/4 C Dark molasses (treacle)
1 t Baking powder 1 C Raisins
1/2 t Salt 1/2 C Nuts, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar
until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside. Combine
applesauce and molasses.
Add dry ingredients alternately with applesauce mixture to egg mixture.
Fold in raisins and nuts. Pour into a greased 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 inch
loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted
into the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, remove from pan and
continue cooling on a wire rack.
* A simple, fragrant, apple-nut raisin bread — I found this recipe on the
back of a label for a baking loaf pan. It is easy to make and because of
the molasses it is very fragrant while baking. Yield: 1 large loaf.
: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 15 minutes preparation, 1 hour baking, 30 minutes cooling.
: Precision: measure the ingredients.
: Lou Ann Puetz
: Tektronix Inc. (CAE Systems Division), Santa Clara, California, USA