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Makeover Apple Bread

 Makeover Apple Bread
We're confident that anyone who tries this will be thrilled. The bread has a hearty texture and sweet, home-baked flavor, but none of the fat and calories. —Liz Titler, Madison, Ohio
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup cold butter

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl,
  • whisk the eggs, applesauce, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry
  • ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples. Transfer to two
  • 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray.
  • For topping, combine the flour, sugar and walnuts; cut in butter
  • until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near

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Makeover Apple Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from
  • pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 200 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.