Apple Nut Raisin Loaf

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

This buttery cake loaf that comes quickly but tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen. Adding apples/nuts/raisins and cinnamon/brown sugar in layers makes this cake into a delicious treat. Top with a scoop of ice cream and you have an unbelievably wonderful dessert.


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Serves:

Makes 1 (one) 9 x 5-inch loaf

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
2/3 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
2 large
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extact
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
milk
1
apple, peeled and chopped
1/2 c
chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 c
golden raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9×5-inch loaf pan. (Can use the non-stick spray with flour added in)
2
Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl.
3
Mix chopped apple, nuts and raisins together in another bowl.
4
Beat white sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, until incorporated; add vanilla extract.
5
Combine flour and baking powder together in a bowl; stir into creamed butter mixture.
6
Mix milk into batter until smooth. Pour half the batter into the prepared loaf pan; add half the apple/nut/raisin mixture and half the brown sugar mixture. Lightly pat apple mixture into batter.
7
Pour the remaining batter over apple mixture layer; top with remaining apple mixture and brown sugar mixture. Lightly pat apples into batter; swirl brown sugar mixture through apples using a finger or spoon.
8
Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean, 35 to 45 minutes.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern