This time of year there is an abundance of apples… crisp fresh tasting apples… and nothing can satisfy more than the clean taste of an apple. There are so many things you can make with apples… and apple bread is one of them.
It goes together quickly and while it bakes…it fills the house with a wonderful aroma… gives the house a homey autumn feel … one of my favorite things.
Use whatever apples you prefer… Granny Smith apples make wonderful bread.
The amount of chopped apple is approximate… 2 large apples should make a good amount for the bread…
I rough chopped the apples this time… but sometimes I like to grate the apple… or chop it very finely… try it either way.
The batter will be extremely thick… it will bake fine.
I hope you try this recipe!
Recipe: Apple Bread
All you need:
1 ½ cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ cup white sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pinch of salt
1 ½ -2 cups chopped apple (2 large apples)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup applesauce
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
All you need to do:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease a loaf pan and set aside.
In a small bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Use a wire whisk to mix it so it mixes evenly. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat the egg lightly. Add the melted butter and vanilla and whisk with a wire whisk.
Add the sugars and mix well.
Add the chopped apples, applesauce and cinnamon and , mix well.
Add the flour mixture and mix well with a spoon.
Pour mixture into the loaf pan.
Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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