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Spiced Walnut Loaf Recipe
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Spiced Walnut Loaf Recipe

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When my sister and I spent the night at our grandmother's house, we often requested these muffins for breakfast. Today, I bake them for my kids. The very aroma is a trip down memory lane.—Kris Michels, Walled Lake, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

312 calories: 1 slice, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, applesauce, sugar, oil and milk; add to the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the walnuts. Transfer to a greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan.
  2. Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over the batter. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Originally published as Spiced Walnut Loaf in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p33


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David5215
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2015

"Made this loaf tonight. Was totally way too crumbly when sliced. Made a huge mess all over the place. Needs more oil. Was dry & needs more eggs to hold it together. Tasty but I will have to improve on this somehow - just falls apart. Should be called Crumb loaf. Going to double the amount of oil and use 3 or 4 eggs next time & add vanilla. The taste is good."

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beezx4
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"very tasty. will make again."

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mother of six
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"made this loaf for the widows club and this was the first one that was all gone. The very best will make it today."

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