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Apple-Bacon Mini Loaves Recipe

Apple-Bacon Mini Loaves Recipe

I came up with this recipe for a tailgate party at a University of Tennessee football game. The school colors are orange and white, so the cheddar cheese was just the right touch. —Jay Davis, Knoxville, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup crumbled cooked Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped apple


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the cheese, bacon and apple.
  • 2. Transfer to two greased 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 mini loaves (6 slices each).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 119 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 263mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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aeg2t User ID: 5187903 143497
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"I cannot get enough of these! These are so yummy! I made them as muffins instead of loaves, and it makes about 8 muffins. A great on-the-go breakfast!"

jessicardh7 User ID: 6047248 97119
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"These mini loaves are so easy to make and so yummy! I made them as muffins and they turned out great!"

maggieaw User ID: 4163584 179395
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"Delicious! Tasty and hard to stop eating! It is moist, salty and sweet just plain good!"

bygrace7 User ID: 6178302 120646
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"Saw this receipe on today's e-mail; had all the ingredients so tried it. I was not impressed as we enjoy a sweeter bread. The natural taste of the apples didn't shine thru. Perhaps someone else will have better success."

tnfoxylady User ID: 6220867 120645
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"I'm from Maryville,Tn just ten from Knoxville.I made this and used whole wheat flour and added a bit sour cream and a bit of brown sugar."

MichelleGonzalez User ID: 2585799 180629
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2011

"These loaves would be a wonderful addition to the brunch table. I wasn't sure if I would like the combination of apple, bacon, and cheese in a bread, but they were great, and SUPER moist!"

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