Mom's Apple Bread

Mom's Apple Bread Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey


My Mother made this a lot in the fall. It always smelled so good baking. My family loves it.

Before baking I mix up some cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle on top of bread.(quite a bit)


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Makes 2 loaves or 6 mini loaves
20 Min
45 Min


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1 c
shortening (i use butter flavor crisco)
2 c
1/2 tsp
4 large
3-4 Tbsp
milk ( i use buttermilk)
2 c
chopped apple (1 lrg granny smith is about 2 cups)
1/2 c
chopped nuts (may omit)
4 c
2 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Mom's Apple Bread


  • 1Mix 1st 2 ingredients. Add eggs(I mix them slightly before adding)& milk.
    Mix dry ingredients together and combine with shortening mixture.
    Add apples.
  • 2Put in 2 loaf pans that have been sprayed with cooking spray,or 6 mini pans .
    Bake 45 min for large loaves or about 30-35 min. with mini .When a toothpick inserted comes out clean they are ready.
  • 3You can also make muffins: Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full and bake 20-25 min.or until toothpick comes out clean.(PREHEAT OVEN BEFORE BAKING-350)

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Hashtags: #easy, #moist

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