Praline-Topped Apple Bread

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Makes

1 loaf (16 slices)

Apples, toasted pecans and a praline glaze make this bread perfect for a holiday celebration—or anytime. We like it better than our go-to coffee cake. —Sonja Blow, Nixa, Missouri
Praline-Topped Apple Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 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

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 until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50-55 minutes. 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. Working quickly, pour over bread. Sprinkle with remaining pecans; let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 288 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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