Spicy Apple Loaf
|Apple sauce||8 Fluid Ounce (250 Milliliter, Bottled / Homemade)|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Ounce, melted (55 Gram)|
|Dark brown sugar||3 3⁄4 Ounce (110 Gram)|
|Caster sugar||1 3⁄4 Ounce (50 Gram)|
|Plain flour||10 Ounce (285 Gram)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Soda bicarbonate||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Grated nutmeg||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Currants/Raisins||2 1⁄2 Ounce (70 Gram)|
|Pecans/Walnuts||2 Ounce, chopped (55 Gram)|
1. Preheat a 350°F/180°C/Gas 4 oven. Line a 9 X 5 in (23 X 13 cm) loaf tin with greaseproof paper and grease.
2. Break the egg into a bowl and beat lightly. Stir in the apple sauce, butter or margarine and both sugars. Set aside.
3. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Fold dry ingredients into the apple sauce mixture in 3 batches.
4. Stir in the currants or raisins, and nuts.
5. Pour into the prepared tin and bake until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let stand 10 minutes. Turn out onto a rack and cool completely.