Apple Bread

"This bread is moist and tender, and full of raisins, fresh apples and walnuts! Using buttermilk makes all of the diffence."
Apple Bread created by chef FIFI
Ready In:
1hr 5mins
2 loaves




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

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  1. Color Guard Mom
    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!
  2. chef FIFI
    Apple Bread Created by chef FIFI
  3. a la mode
    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.
  4. chef FIFI
    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.
  5. Bev I Am
    This is a moist and flavorful loaf. The apple lends just the right amount of sweetness to its taste. I prepared in only one 8 1/2 x 5" loaf pan which was ample the this amount of batter, and baked for about 50 minutes. I did omit the 1/2 of raisins only because I did not have any on hand. I loved the brown sugar & cinnamon topping! Thanks for sharing, Suzanne!



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