Applesauce Walnut Bread

  • 6 cup unsifted flour
  • 1 cup whole bran cereal
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 pkgs. active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup margarine
  • 1 cup applesauce (at room temperature)
  • 2 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts image placeholder

Mix 1 cup flour, cereal, brown sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and undissolved yeas Tbsp Heat milk, water and margarine to 120°-130° F.

Add to dry ingredients and beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Add applesauce, eggs and 1 cup flour. Beat at high speed 2 minutes. Stir in walnuts and enough additional flour to make a soft dough. Cover; let rise in warm draft-free place until doubled, about 1 hour. Stir batter down; divide equally between 2 well-greased 1 1/2-quart casseroles.

Cover; let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Bake at 350° F or 35 minutes, or until done. Remove from casseroles and cool on wire racks.

Submitted by: Recipe Group Member