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Applesauce Loaf

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The apple sauce loaf is flavorful and lovely baked loaf made with applesauce and and flour. Spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon along wih the crunch of walnuts, the applesauce loaf is a lovely accompaniment to meals and can be served as dessert with a fruit sauce.
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Enriched flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweetened applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Stir shortening to soften; gradually add sugar, creaming till light.
Add eggs; beat till light and fluffy.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce, beating after each addition; stir in nuts.
Pour into paper lined 9 1/2x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350°.about 1 hour.
Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove.
While still warm, spread top with Sugar Glaze: Combine 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoon water.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3209 Calories from Fat 1693

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 196 g301.9%

Saturated Fat 37.8 g189.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 3205.9 mg133.6%

Total Carbohydrates 347 g115.8%

Dietary Fiber 10.4 g41.6%

Sugars 244.5 g

Protein 24 g48.8%

Vitamin A 9.9% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 54% Iron 52.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Applesauce Loaf Recipe