Chocolate-Applesauce Bread

Chocolate-Applesauce Bread
Serve a slice of this moist chocolate bread with cream cheese and a mug of hot cocoa for a morning snack.
Makes 16
Prep 15 m
Bake 60 - 65 m
Cool 15 m

Ingredients

Garnish:

Directions

  1. 1 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat nonstick loaf pan (11-1/2 x 5-1/2 x 3 inches) or 2 loaf pans (8-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 2-3/8 inches) with nonstick vegetable cooking spray.
  2. 2 of 4 Beat butter and sugar on medium speed in large bowl until smooth and fluffy, 2 minutes. Add eggs; beat 1 minute. Beat in applesauce (mixture will look curdled).
  3. 3 of 4 Mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl. Make well in center. Add applesauce mixture, chocolate chips and peanuts to well; stir into flour mixture until just combined and flour mixture is evenly moistened. Spoon mixture into prepared pan(s).
  4. 4 of 4 Bake in 350 degrees F oven 60 to 65 minutes, until toothpick tests clean. Let cool in pan(s) 15 minutes. Turn out onto rack; let cool completely.

Garnish:

  1. 1 of 1 Dust with sugar, cocoa.
Nutrition Information for Chocolate-Applesauce Bread
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Per Serving: 44 mg chol., 6 g sat. fat, 43 g carb., 11 g Fat, total, 287 kcal cal., 5 g pro., 226 mg sodium, 2 g fiber