Easy Applesauce Bread

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This easy applesauce bread recipe is filled with raisins and pecans, and the applesauce in the bread turns it into a tasty dessert. You will need a 9 inch by 5-inch baking pan for the bread. There is nothing quite like a homemade oven baked bread to get the house smelling nice, and once it's out of the oven, you can serve it warm with some butter for the perfect snack or dessert recipe.

Apples are the perfect addition to all sorts of healthy apple dessert recipes whether they are eaten raw or used in a wide variety of easy apple recipes. Some facts about apples include that apples are a fruit that comes from apple trees and are one of the most widely grown tree fruit in the world, with millions of tons of apples grown every year. There are thousands of apple varieties to include Red Delicious, Fuji, Golden Delicious, Gala, Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples. The Granny Smith apple originated in Australia in 1868 accidentally after a chance seedling by a woman named Maria Ann Smith. Most apple varieties are eaten fresh, but can also be used in juice making and easy apple recipes. The apple tree originated in Central Asia. China is the leading producer in the world of apples. Apples were first taken to North America by European settlers. Apple trees are quite vulnerable to different diseases and pests, so chemical sprays are often used to help limit the damage, but organic methods are also used.

Honey bees are commonly used to help pollinate apple trees. Apple trees usually blossom in the spring with the fruit maturing in autumn. Apple seeds contain a cyanide compound, but our body can handle small doses of this naturally occurring poison so you'd have to eat a large number of seeds for them to have an effect, and even then the seeds are covered in a protective coating which keeps the cyanide compound safe inside. An average apple has about 130 calories. The popular saying an apple a day keeps the doctor away is believed to have originated in Wales in the 19th century. While eating apples doesn't guarantee a person good health, like any fruit and vegetable they have great nutritional value and potential health benefits. A raw apple with it's skin has lots of dietary fiber and vitamin C with a smaller amount of iron when eaten. The average person eats approximately 65 apples a year. Apples float because 25 percent of their volume is air. The largest apple that was ever picked weighed three pounds, two ounces. The word for apple comes from the Old English word aeppel. This healthy apple dessert recipe for easy applesauce bread can be found on the Texas Cooking site. This is just one of the easy apple recipes you will find on the site. Other recipes on the site include oven baked bread, salad recipes, main dish, side dish, bread recipes, dessert ideas, casseroles and so much more. **

Nutrition Facts for: Easy Applesauce Bread from Texas Cooking
Ingredients: Flour, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, applesauce, sugar, brown sugar, egg, butter, pecans, raisins.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 332, Calories from Fat 139, Total Fat 15.5g 24%, Saturated Fat 5.0g 25%, Cholesterol 33mg 11%, Sodium 265mg 11%, Potassium 223mg 6%, Carbohydrates 45.9g 15%, Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%, Sugars 20.3g, Protein 5.2g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 4%, Iron 11%

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