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Apple Nut Bread

 Apple Nut Bread
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 mouthwatering aroma! My family likes the nutty texture and fresh apple flavor."
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 cup grated peeled apple
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs, one at a
  • time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the
  • flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with
  • buttermilk. Stir in apple and nuts.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Combine
  • cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350°
  • 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
  • to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 226 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.