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Apple Raisin Bread

Eileen Goltz | Pareve

This amazing cake contains brown sugar, raisins, chopped pecans, apples, cinnamon, and oatmeal.

Ingredients

3 cups of apples, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup of water
1 cup of brown sugar, packed, divided
2 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of allspice
1 cup of oatmeal
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup of chopped pecans
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup of melted shortening or oil


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. In a saucepan combine the chopped apples, water and 1/2 cup of the brown sugar. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the apples are almost tender and then cool. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, oatmeal, raisins, and pecans; stir in the cooled apple mixture, eggs, remaining brown sugar, and the oil. Mix together until just moistened. Bake in a 10-inch bunt pan for about 40 minutes. Cool for about 10 minutes before removing for the pan. Serve the bread warm or cold. The bread may be lightly frosted with a mixture of 1 cup powdered sugar and 2 or 3 teaspoons of warm water.