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“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!”
“But, if I ate the same fruit daily I’d be so so bored!”
Apples… yum, but not every single day! Apple juice… yummm! All the mushy apple fiber that gets thrown out every time I juice apples….. sad! sad! sad! I love the home-fresh taste of apple juice, but tossing that apple fiber in the compost pile makes my heart ache. That’s when this recipe was born. I do agree that you can’t possibly make bread/ muffins/ scones/ other baked foods every time you juice fruits, but for the times you are enthusiastic enough to do it, here’s some thing. Besides, it reduces the chore of making breakfast for a good week (ummmmm! that’s if the loaf lasts a whole week! )
Apple Raisin Bread
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a bowl combine the flour, baking soda, sugar, salt, cinnamon and cardamom.
In a separate bowl combine all the wet ingredients, i.e. vanilla extract, milk and oil. Mix it all together.
Add the apple mush, raisins and the wet ingredients to the dry ones. Add the egg substitute as well. Fold it together.
If this is looking too dry add the water. Fold everything together. You don’t want to over do it. Just use a spatula, and the process of folding shouldn’t take you more than a minute.
Grease a 9″x5″ bread pan and sprinkle some flour on the bottom and the sides. Add all the batter in and bake it for 60 minutes.
Please do the toothpick test, because of variance with ovens the baking time could vary.
Let it cool for a little bit and it’s ready to have.
Note: This bread recipe will not make a very sweet bread. If you’d like it sweeter, add more sugar and taste the batter. I like it just the way it is, ok, maybe a little drizzled honey on top with a nice cup of coffee.