Applesauce replaces oil or butter in this reduced-fat recipe, but plenty of whole eggs retain the richness you 'd expect. Gently seasoned with cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice, this nut bread bakes in three medium-sized loaves so you can always have a fres
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 3 cups white sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 cup applesauce
- 4 eggs
- 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Grease three 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch loaf pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, soda, salt, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. Stir well. Add applesauce, eggs, pumpkin, and water. Mix batter with mixer. Stir in nuts. Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, until tester inserted in center comes out clean.