Applesauce-Raisin Batter Bread

Ingredients: (Applesauce-Raisin Batter Bread)

—BREAD— 3 cups all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons apple pie spice

1 package active dry yeast — (1/4 oz.)

1 1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce

1/4 cup honey

2 tablespoons butter

1 large egg

1/2 cup raisins —ICING-

Directions: (Applesauce-Raisin Batter Bread)

1.In large mixer bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, salt, apple pie spice and yeast. 2.Heat applesauce, honey and butter until very warm, between 120-130o F. Add to flour mixture with egg, beating on low speed until combined. Beat 3 minutes longer, on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in remaining flour and raisins. Spread batter evenly in 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan sprayed with no-stick cooking spray. Cover loosely with waxed paper and let rise about 1 hour to rise or until doubled in bulk. Carefully remove paper. 3.Bake in 350o F. oven about 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. 4.Frost with mixture of confectioners sugar and milk.