Cocoa Applesauce Bread

Cocoa Applesauce Bread


1-2/3 Cups All-purpose flour
3/4 Cup Sugar
1/3 Cup HERSHEY’S Cocoa
1 Teaspoon Baking powder
1 Teaspoon Baking soda
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1 d Ground nutmeg
1/2 Cup Shortening
2 Eggs
1 Cup Applesauce
1/2 Cup Chopped pecans
VANILLA GLAZE (recipe follows)

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease bottom only of 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. In large mixer bowl, stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder,
baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add shortening, eggs and applesauce; beat just until blended. Stir in pecans. Spoon mixture
into prepared pan. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan
to wire rack. Cool completely.

Prepare VANILLA GLAZE; drizzle over bread. 1 loaf (14 servings).

VANILLA GLAZE: In small bowl, stir together 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 3 to 4 teaspoons milk. About 1/4 cup glaze.

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