Thursday, October 14, 2010

"Jeans" Apple Bread

Bread Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1cup sugar
2 cups finely chopped apples (peeled, cored)
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon shredded lemon peel (optional)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Bread Crumb Topping Ingredients:

1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 tablespoons butter (half a stick)


Grease bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of an 8x4x2 inch loaf pan; set aside.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg; set aside.

In another medium mixing bowl combine sugar, chopped apples, cooking oil, egg, and lemon-mix well.

Add dry mix to apple mix and stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).

Fold in walnuts or pecans

Spoon Batter into the prepared pan. Bake at 350 at 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick in center comes out clean.

Place crumb topping on bread before baking.

Cool completely before removing from pan.


1 comment:

Amanda said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!! Everyone in my family thought it was delicious! It's so good, I'm making it for a get together at my neighbor's house today. Thank you for sharing!