Apple Cinnamon Bread

Serving Size: 1 slice | Serves: 16

slices of apple cinnamon bread

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose white flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 apple, unpeeled, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together white sugar, applesauce, oil, and eggs until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together flours, baking powder, and the 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  4. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir together just until combined.
  5. Gently stir in diced apple.
  6. Pour the batter into the loaf pan. Spread batter evenly through the pan.
  7. In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar and the 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Sprinkle over the top of the batter.
  8. Bake for 45–50 minutes until a tester inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Nutrition information per serving:
150 calories, 2.5 total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 25mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 24g total carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 12g sugar, 3g protein

Recipe is courtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach’s Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website (spendsmart.extension.iastate.edu/)

No Knead Whole Wheat Bread

NoKneadWholeWheatBread_SmallSandwiches are a packed lunch staple. Homemade bread makes a sandwich special. Try this easy-to-make, tasty, bread recipe. Serves 16

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups nonfat milk, lukewarm (100–110°F)
  • 1/4 cup orange or
  • apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • (about 2 1/4 teaspoons)
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose white flour

Instructions

  1. Grease sides of an 8.5” x 4.5” loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Combine milk, juice, and honey
  3. in a bowl.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients. Beat vigorously for 3 minutes. Dough will be thick. Scoop the dough into the pan. Cover pan with clean towel. Let the dough rise in a warm place for 45–75 minutes, until almost double
  5. in size.
  6. When dough is almost doubled, preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. Remove towel. Bake bread for about 30 minutes. Dough will pull away from sides of pan when bread is done. Cool 30 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition information per slice: 110 calories; 0 g fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber; 150 mg sodium

From Spend Smart Eat Smart at www.extension.iastate.edu/foodsavings/.

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