Apple Butter Bread with Maple Apple Butter Dip
 
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A healthy moist, whole grain apple flavored bread chock full of raisins and paired with a cheesy, thick, creamy dip made with cream cheese, maple syrup and Apple Butter.
Serves: 3 Mini Loaves or 1 large loaf 15 slices
Ingredients
  • ½ cup greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup apple butter (I used Musselman's Apple Butter)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar or ¾ cup NuNaturals Presweet Tagatose
  • ½ cup egg substitute or 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. butter infused olive oil or canola oil
  • ½ tbsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup raisins
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray 1 large loaf pan or 3 mini loaf pans with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, add yogurt, apple butter, sugar, eggs, oil, vanilla extract and cinnamon; mix until well blended.
  4. In a separate bowl add flour, baking powder, baking soda sand salt; mix together.
  5. Slowly incorporate the flour mixture into apple butter mixture; mix until combined. Do not over mix.
  6. Fold in raisins.
  7. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 9- x 5-inch loaf pan or 3 mini loafs.
  8. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour for 1 large loaf or 35 – 40 minutes for 3 mini loafs, or until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean, shielding with aluminum foil after 50 minutes to prevent excessive browning. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
Notes
For Maple Apple Butter Dip
For the Maple Apple Butter:
1 cup Musselmans Apple Butter,
4 oz cream cheese, fat free, room temeprature,
1/2 cup greek yogurt,
1 tsp. maple syrup,
1/4 tsp cinnamon


In a bowl, add all of your ingredients, and stir until completely combined. Refrigerate before serving.

Serve with crackers, apples or top on yogurt, oatmeal or pancakes. Serve as a side with pork. Makes 1¾ cups. Calories for 2 tbsp dip: 47, Fat: 0, Cholesterol: 1.9, Sodium: 49, Potassium: 11, Carbs: 10, Fiber: 0, Sugar: 7, Protein: 2

Calories for bread: 128, Fat: 0, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 200, Potassium: 58, Carbs: 34, Fiber: 2.3, Sugar: 9, Protein: 3.3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 slice
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/10/03/apple-butter-bread-with-maple-and-apple-butter-dip-giveaway-applebutterspin/