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Apple Nut Bread

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"Pens June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri, 'A friend brought a loaf of this bread to a ladies' church meeting at my house. It was still warm from the oven - what a mouth-watering aroma! My family likes the nutty texture and fresh apple flavor.'"
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in apple. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Pour into a greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.

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I have one similar to this. It's a family favorite and co-worker favorite. For some reason I find if I add the sugar atop of the bread before I bake it, it sinks a bit...so I do a light glaze i...

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Maybe it was my gas oven and it cooked too hot, but this came out really dry and no taste of apple at all. I even added more apple. Like I said I will probably add more apple next time. Also I l...

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I have one similar to this. It's a family favorite and co-worker favorite. For some reason I find if I add the sugar atop of the bread before I bake it, it sinks a bit...so I do a light glaze i...

Dense and moist apple bread. I have increased the apple up to 1 1/2 cups not to waste it. I never have buttermilk, I have used milk and it works just fine. SJS

I made this last night, the house smelled wonderful as it baked! it came out very moist! i made it exactly as the written and dont think i would change anything next time. yummy - thanks!

I love this recipe! I'm always making apple quick breads but this is the first time I used grated apples and they were great! I did not put in the nuts and I added more apple and baked them for ...

This was good. Made it for my little guy, so I didn't use nuts - but I added raisins. It came out very moist!

This bread came out really moist and delicious!! A few alterations: I omitted the salt since I used salted butter, added 1 tsp of cinnamon to the batter and accidentally put in about 1 tsp of va...

I made this recipe into mini loaves and wow, they were good! I never had apple bread before. This was so soft and moist, just the right amount of sweetness for my taste. I even cut some of the l...

I am giving this four stars b/c I modified this recipe quite a bit. I used agave sweetener instead of the sugar, and 1 cup of whole wheat flour, and doubled the apple, and it was very moist and ...

I did add about 1/2 cup more of apples,and I added fresh ground nutmeg for a little added spice. Also used brown sugar and cinnamon for topping. Very good!