Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

This bread is moist and tender, and full of raisins, fresh apples and walnuts! Using buttermilk makes all of the diffence.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream ½ cup butter, gradually adding sugar; beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add to batter, mixing well.
  4. Stir in flour.
  5. Add vanilla, and stir well.
  6. Stir in apples, walnuts and raisins.
  7. Spoon into 2 greased and floured loaf pans.
  8. Drizzle melted butter over loaves.
  9. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; stir well, and sprinkle over loaves.
  10. Bake at 350 for about 40-45 minutes.
  11. Cool in pan 5 minutes; turn out on wire rack.


Most Helpful

I needed to ammend my prior review. This was as I mentioned in my first review is a flavorful recipe. I liked the brown sugar/cinnamon top. The top does crumble a bit when I try to cut it, but to minimize that I turn it to the side and slice it. This is a dense cake, very good for breakfast,with coffee, or just a snack with a glass of milk. I did omit the nuts. I have made it 3 times this week. I just felt that my first review made it appear that it wasnt a good recipe, but my husband and neighbor loved it...Thanks for the recipe.

chef FIFI May 29, 2004

I'm not big on quick breads, but this was really good. I sent all but one little slice to work with DH - I'm sure the guys will love it. Thanks for the great recipe!

Color Guard Mom June 20, 2007

The bread part was nice, but there ere too many pieces of apple. I wasn't very pleased with the size of the loaves, next time I would have made them into one loaf pan instead of 2.

a la mode December 09, 2004

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