"Another way to enjoy a nice autumn favorite. "
1Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
2 In a small bowl mix 3/4 cup apple butter, apple juice, butter, and the egg together. Fold in raisins (if using) and chopped nuts. Add the apple butter mixture to the dry ingredients and blend together.
3Pour half the ingredients into a loaf pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Gently spread the reserved 3/4 cup of apple butter over the batter. Pour the rest of the batter over the apple butter mixture and spread evenly over the top to cover.
4Bake at 350 degrees for 55-65 minutes or until done.
Makes 12 servings 1 loaf