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This one is from my home state of Kentucky.
Make and share this Kentucky Apple Bread recipe from Food.com.
- Cream shortening and sugar until light.
- Add egg and milk.
- Sift cinnamon, flour, salt, baking powder and soda into liquid mixture and add apples before stirring.
- Mix thoroughly.
- Pour into greased 9x5-inch pan.
- Sprinkle top with one part cinnamon to 3 parts sugar.
- Bake at 350°F for 50-60 minutes.
This was a nice quick bread. I found the bread moist and yummy. I did find the top caved in, but that may have been my fault. The cinnamon sugar on top was a nice touch--I probably used 1/2 tsp. cinnamon to 1 1/2 tsp. sugar for the topping. Good basic apple bread!
This was really easy to do. I used Granny Smith's, as they were what was in my fridge. It had a nice cinnamony flavor, not too overpowering. My husband REALLY liked it. My only complaint with this bread (and that's why only 4 stars instead of 5) was that it was pretty dry; every time I cut a slice, it fell apart. I did follow the recipe exactly. Maybe it needs more shortening? Or maybe could add some applesauce also to help moisten it up some? Anyhow, it was otherwise really tasty!