Apple Pie Bread

Move over apple pie! This bread--with its moist apple flavor and pecan streusel topping--may become the Christmas recipe everyone craves.

Apple Pie Bread
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 loaf (14 servings)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • ¼ cup buttermilk or sour milk*

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cup shredded, peeled apple (about 4 medium)

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

  • ½ cup raisins

  • 1 Recipe Streusel-Nut Topping

Streusel-Nut Topping

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of an 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Beat in sugar until combined. Add buttermilk and baking powder; beat until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Add flour and salt; beat until combined. Stir in apple, nuts, and raisins.

  3. Spoon batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle Streusel-Nut Topping over batter. Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

  4. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. Makes 1 loaf (14 servings).

Streusel-Nut Topping

  1. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts or pecans.

*

To make 1/4 cup sour milk, place 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1/4 cup total liquid; stir. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes before using.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

326 Calories
17g Fat
42g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 326
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 193mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.4mg 8%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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