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Apple Nut Bread

A friend brought a loaf of this nut bread to a ladies' church meeting at my house. It was still warm from the oven. My family likes the nutty texture and fresh apple flavor. —June Mullins, Livonia, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 cup grated peeled apple
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in apple and nuts.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 9x5-in. loaf pan. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 226 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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