Friday’s Food For Thought – Apple Harvest Bread

September 14th, 2012 by sivodd

Apple Harvest Bread


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Butter softened
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 pound Pumpkin, cooked and mashed or 15 oz can
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 3-4 apples, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts

Preparation:

  • Preheat oven to 350, grease 1 small loaf pan.
  • Combine flour, brown sugar, salt, baking soda, baking powder and spices in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, sugar and butter. Beat in eggs, pumpkin and vanilla. Add the flour mixture, stirring until just moistened. Stir in apples, raisins and walnuts. Spoon the batter into pans.
  • Bake the loaves for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Place all the topping ingredients in a small bowl and stir to blend.
  • When the bread comes out of the oven, sprinkle with the topping.
  • Let sit for 15 minutes, remove from the pans and let cool on a wire rack.

Can also do in muffin tins. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Thanks for stopping by!

Lisa

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