Spiced Apple Quick Bread
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
5 large apples, coarsely chopped
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped pecans
2 teaspoons sugar mixed with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, and spices.
In a mixing 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.
Grease 2 9x5-inch loaf pans and line bottoms with parchment paper.
Greased parchment paper.
Pour batter into pans, smoothing the top with a spatula or spoon.
Bake for 20 minutes at 325°.
Pull out 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.
Cool for 10 minutes; turn out onto a rack. Slice and serve or freeze.
This is the original recipe but I have started cutting the suger in half to 1 cup & decreased the oil to 1/2 cup & added 2/3 cup applesauce with great results! I also omit the pecans & raisins.
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This spiced apple bread recipe contains fresh chopped apples, raisins, chopped pecans, and spices.