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Machine bread - Apple Sauce Bread

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Machine bread - Apple Sauce Bread

Hi all,

According to following recipe:
Applesauce Bread for the Bread Machine        
Posted on September 3, 2010 by Marsha
http://www.breadmachinediva.com/2010/09/applesauce-bread-machine/

formulating a modified recipe:-
One pound loaf
applesauce - 0.625 cup (152.5g)
olive oil - 1 tbsp
sugar - 0.75 tbsp (9.45g)
salt - 1/2 tsp
cinnamon - 0.75 tsp (1/2 tsp + 1/4 tsp)
whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup (60g)
bread flour - 1.125 cup (143g)
active dry yeast - 0.75 tsp (1/2 tsp + 1/4 tsp)

raisins - 1/8 cup = 75g (in dispenser)


Loaf Size: 1 lb
Crust: Dark

Program 6, for sweet bread
Total cycle time: 3:09 hrs
1st kneading time: 3 min (slow rotation)
2nd kneading time: 31 min (fast rotation)
1st rise time: 31 min
3rd kneading time: 15 sec
2nd rise time: 30 min
4th kneading time: 15 sec
3rd rise time: 50 min
Baking time: 64 min

The bread doesn't rise well with a little bid gummy.  The texture is NOT nice.  During kneading a teaspoon of flour has been added.

Photo-01: bread slice
http://ubuntuone.com/3omLQcPurdoKEaf09Oqdil
Photo-02: bread slice
http://ubuntuone.com/5Z4gSPMuqiCaj8tb445m5B
Photo-03: applesauce
http://ubuntuone.com/2QryveqpMmo8ONVxd1dq3c

Comment and advice would be appreciated.  TIA

B.R.
satimis