Spiced Apple Bread

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Ratings (7)
  • Total: 70 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 1 Loaf (16 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
362 Calories
21g Fat
43g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Loaf (16 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 362
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 229mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 4g
Calcium 35mg 3%
*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.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This spiced apple bread is moist and flavorful. It makes a great quick bread to make for a special occasion or potluck.

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped apples
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons sugar mixed with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Steps to Make It

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, and spices.

  2. In another bowl, combine sugar and oil. Beat in eggs and vanilla, then stir in chopped apples, raisins, and pecans. Add the dry ingredients and mix until well blended.

  3. Grease 2 9x5-inch loaf pans and line bottoms with waxed paper. Grease waxed paper. Pour batter into pans, smoothing the top with a spatula or spoon.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes at 325 F.

  5. Pull out the rack and sprinkle loaves with the cinnamon sugar mixture. Continue baking for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.

  6. Cool for 10 minutes; turn out onto a rack. Slice and serve or freeze.