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Applesauce? Do it really add moisture to baking without having an apple taste?

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jshimmy

Asked by jshimmy at 12:06 PM on Oct. 21, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Yes! It really does, I've used it many times with great success.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 12:07 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes it does, but don't be afraid to use olive oil or grapeseed oil....it is good for you and you don't want to go totally fat-free...
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 12:07 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes. I've used it in different recipes and never had a problem, and there is no apple taste. I like knowing I can give my family healthier food by using it. My DH doesn't eat much fruit, so this is another way to help a little.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 12:24 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • YES! And it's healthier. You use the applesauce instead of oil, and you can use egg beaters instead of eggs (an old coworker told me that) - and those were her tricks for making something soft and delicious!
    SweetPieMama24

    Answer by SweetPieMama24 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes!
    August07Mom

    Answer by August07Mom at 1:52 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • yes
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 2:11 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes! and so does using mayo
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 3:30 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes it really does! I always decrease the bananas by 1 and replace with applesauce in my banana bread recipe. Everyone says it is the best and moistest banana bread they ever have. As a bonus, it is so moist it actually allows the bread to freeze REALLY well.
    .science.mom.

    Answer by .science.mom. at 6:51 AM on Oct. 22, 2010

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