Praline-Topped Apple Bread Recipe
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Praline-Topped Apple Bread Recipe

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This heavenly loaf is perfect if you have overnight holiday guests. —Sonja Blow, Nixa, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled Granny Smith apples
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped pecans, toasted, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, beat sugar, sour cream, eggs and vanilla until well blended. Stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Fold in apples and 1 cup pecans.
  2. Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly to dissolve sugar; boil 1 minute. Spoon over bread. Sprinkle with remaining pecans; let stand until set. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Praline-Topped Apple Bread in Taste of Home December/January 2013, p109

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Reviewed Dec. 10, 2015

"Baked the apple bread today ..... delicious, moist, not as sweet as I feared ..... Sonja .....

I thank you ..... it will be a staple in my home ..... I cut a small slice to taste ..... Ended up eating 3
more slices ..... am having friends over for dinner tomorrow, and know it will be a huge hit .....
again thank you!!!"

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"The absolute apple bread ever! My family loves it."

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2015

"So delicious!"

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2014

"wonderful ! will definitely make again"

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Reviewed Sep. 22, 2014

"Moist and delicious. the praline glaze makes it a treat for those with a sweet tooth. Toasting the pecans gives them a flavorful crunch."

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