Applesauce Nut Bread

  • 1 large finely diced, peeled apple, diced into 1/4” pieces
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp agave or honey
  • 1/8 tsp + ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups homemade or store bought applesauce
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup wheat flour
  • 2/3-¾ cup brown sugar, not packed
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • baking spray
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts
  1. In a medium bowl combine apple, 1/8 tsp cinnamon, agave, and lemon juice. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan with baking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and salt with a wire whisk. Set aside. 
  4. In a large bowl mix oil, egg whites, sugar, apple sauce and vanilla; beat at medium speed until thick. Scrape down sides of the bowl. 
  5. Add the flour mixture, then blend at low speed until combined. Do not over mix. Fold in apples and walnuts.
  6. Pour batter into loaf pan and bake in the center rack about 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Let the pan cool at least 20 minutes, bread should be room temperature before slicing.

WW 16 slices / 3pt per slice