2 cups plus 2 Tablespoons flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cloves, optional
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cup applesauce
2 teaspoons soda
2/3 cup butter OR margarine, melted
1 cup sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease 9 by 5 loaf pan. Line with parchment, if desired. Set aside.
Stir together: flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
Dissolve soda in applesauce. Set aside.
Mix butter and sugar. Add egg. Mix well.
Alternate additions of dry ingredients and applesauce mixture. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake for 1 hour OR until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.