Also baked this week…mmmm

Apple Molasses Bread

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour, all-purpose
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 cup raisins
  • ½ cup 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 addition.

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.

12 servings

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