Apple Raisin Quick Bread

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Makes

2 loaves (16 pieces each)

Cloves are a subtle but effective complement to the abundant apple pieces in this apple raisin quick bread. —Gail Buss, New Bern, North Carolina
Apple Raisin Quick Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a bowl, beat oil, eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, cloves and baking powder; beat into the egg mixture. Stir in apples, raisins and nuts. Pour into 2 greased 9x5-in. loaf pans.
    Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 60-70 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 217 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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