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This recipe for PENNSYLVANIA APPLESAUCE BREAD, by , is from Family Food Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Stephanie Sutcliffe Thomas


2 c self-rising flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 c sugar
1/2 c shortening
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c applesauce
1/2 c chopped nuts

In a medium bowl sift together flour, powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. In a large bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Blend in eggs and vanilla well. Gradually add sifted dry ingredients. Mix well. Stir in applesauce and pecans. Pour into well greased 9x5 pan. Bake at 350 for 55-60 minutes or until center is firm. Cool before slicing.




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