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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

ABC Bread




Now that it's finally getting cooler here in North Texas, I'm spending a little more time in the kitchen making soups and baking. This bread is a favorite around here. It's easy, and the ingredients are usually in my pantry. Now don't freak out when you see how much oil or sugar is on the ingredient list. It's yummy, not guilt free. But it's gotta be nutritionally superior to a Twinkie, right? Oh, and the ABC is apple, banana, carrot, not like the ABC gum you were thinking of.


ABC Bread


1 cup oil

1 3/4 cup sugar

3 eggs

1 1/2 t. salt

1 1/2 t. baking powder

1 1/2t. baking soda

1/2 t. ground cloves

1/2 t. nutmeg

1 T. cinnamon

1 T. vanilla

3 cups flour

1 cup applesauce

1 cup grated carrots

1 cup mashed banana


Combine ingredients in order listed. Bake in two greased loaf pans at 350 for 45-50 minutes.

You can cut back on the oil and add more applesauce if you like, or use part brown sugar and heaping measurments of spices. Sometimes I sprinkle a cinnamon/sugar mixture on top before baking. I'm gonna go have a slice now with some hot Earl Grey.

2 comments:

Village Folk Art said...

Katherine,
Just want you to know that your NEW blogs looks wonderful.
I love Izannah Walker dolls too. Also...I just printed your ABC Bread Recipe and am about to go and make it. Looks delicious.

Much Luck and Lots of Fun with your Blog.

Barbara Shores
Village Folk Art

janet said...

I can't wait to make your ABC bread...Just printed it to make tomorrow...It sounds delicious...Lovin your blog...