cocoa applesauce bread

1 Loaf
1⅔ cup All-purpose flour
¾ cup Sugar
⅓ cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Ground cinnnamon
1 dash Ground nutmeg
½ cup Shortening
1 cup Applesauce
½ 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 ½ cup powdered sugar and 3 to 4 teaspoons milk. About ¼ cup glaze.

Hershey's is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation.

Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.

Meal-Master compatible recipe format by Karen Mintzias (km@...)

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