Mini Applesauce Bread Loaves {gift + recipe}

Nothing says winter like cinnamon + apple scents wafting through the kitchen. After Christmas, I bought a pan on the clearance bin that had 4 mini loaves in one baking dish. It's perfect for making one recipe and sharing it with some Lovelies. 

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We love the natural chunky applesauce from Trader Joes and used it for this moist and tasty recipe. I found the Applesauce Bread recipe here, but made the following adjustments: half the oil + add 1/4 c more applesauce, divide the sugar (half brown sugar and half granulated sugar); added a crumble topping {1/4 c. chopped pecans, 1/4 c. brown sugar + dash of cinnamon}. 

Poms make everything a little cuter, right?!?

Poms make everything a little cuter, right?!?

I wrapped the sweet little loaves in wax paper and embellished with twigs + poms. {I got this idea from the talented Cheryl, over at A Pretty Cool Life}.

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These were shared with some teachers around Valentine's Day. But, I am sure these little sweet cakes will make an appearance in the very near future in my home. One little loaf did not satisfy my large tribe of eaters:) 

Blessings to you, Sweeties!

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