This recipe for apple sauce bread is super easy and delicious. I know, apple sauce bread? Sounds a little odd, but I promise the apple sauce just adds a little extra moisture to the bread giving it a soft, cake like texture. It pairs great with some after dinner tea or coffee and never last long in my house. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients. The chocolate chips and pecans can easily be substituted for other mix ins if you prefer.
This recipe makes 1 large loaf or you can split the batter between two mini 5 1/2″ x 3″ loaf pans like I’ve done. I line my loaf pans with parchment paper leaving a little extra to hang off the edges so that I can easily pull out the loafs once they’re baked.
Apple Sauce Bread (makes 1 loaf)
you will need:
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 cup bran flakes
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup cooking oil
- 1/2 cup chunky apple sauce
- 1 mashed banana
- 1/2 cup pecans
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Preheat the over to 350° and grease an 8″x4″ loaf pan.
Combine flour, bran flakes, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium bowl.
Beat egg until frothy in a small bowl. then stir in oil, apple sauce and banana.
Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and stir. Mixture should be thick and lumpy.
Gently stir pecans and chocolate chips into the batter. Don’t over mix.
Pour batter into the pan and cook for 40-50 min. The bread is done when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging to it.
Cool before slicing.