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Whole Wheat Cinnamon-Raisin Quick Bread

Recipe courtesy Lisa Leake of 100daysofrealfood.com


  • 1/2 Cup 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup raisins


  • Preheat oven to 325. Grease a loaf pan with butter and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Using a fork, mix in the eggs, applesauce, melted butter, and syrup until well combined, taking care not to overmix. Gently fold in the raisins.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes.