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Applesauce Bread is a simple and spicy quick bread is made with applesauce, sugar and warm spices and will have your house smelling like fall!
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5 from 5 votes

Applesauce Bread

Applesauce Bread is a simple and spicy quick bread is made with applesauce, sugar and warm spices and will have your house smelling like fall!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple bread, apple cinnamon bread, easy quick bread
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 193kcal
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1⅓ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • Coarse sugar optional topping

Instructions

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together the eggs, applesauce, sugars, melted butter, and orange zest.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan and top with coarse sugar.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick comes clean when inserted into the center of the loaf. Allow to cool in the pan.
  • Run a paring knife around the edge of the loaf and then flip it over to release the loaf.

Notes

Recipe Notes:
2½ teaspoons of apple pie spice may be used in place of the other spices in the recipe.
Orange zest may be omitted or substitute for lemon zest.

Nutrition

Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg