Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C).
Spray an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch bread load with
Nonstick Cooking Spray (to taste)
Whole Wheat Flour (1 2/3 cups)
Baking Powder (1/2 Tbsp)
Salt (1 tsp)
in a medium bowl. Set aside.
In this order, add ingredients to the Vitamix:
Granulated Sugar (2/3 cup)
Unsalted Butter (1/4 cup)
Non-Fat Milk (1/3 cup)
, 1 tsp zest of the
Apple Sauce (1/4 cup)
. Variable 1-5, 15 seconds or until mixed.
Pour the wet ingredients into the mixing bowl with dry ingredients and mix gently by hand or with a spatula to combine. Fold
Walnuts (2/3 cup)
in after the dry and wet ingredients are mixed, reserving some walnuts for topping later.
Bake for an hour, check if fully cooked with a toothpick. It is cooked when an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let it cool and serve.