Applesauce Walnut Bread
"Whole-wheat flour and oatmeal lend whole grain goodness, and the walnuts contribute heart-healthy fat and other beneficial nutrients. Unsweetened applesauce means less added fat and sugar. " - Liz Ward, MS, RD
10 mins Cook Time
35 mins Yield: 24 Servings
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup whole-wheat flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 cups one-minute oatmeal, uncooked
- 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 1 1/2 cups golden California raisins
- 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
- 2 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce
- 2⁄3 cup canola or vegetable oil
- 4 Eggland's Best eggs (large)
- 1/2 cup low-fat (1%) milk
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease and flour two loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, oatmeal, brown sugar, raisins, and walnuts. Stir until well combined.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the applesauce, canola oil, eggs, and milk.
Add the applesauce mixture to the flour mixture and stir until the dry ingredients are moistened.
Fill the prepared pans with the batter, dividing evenly.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let bread cool before slicing.
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