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apple walnut bread (bread machine)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Susan Feliciano
Oak Ridge, TN

This is for a bread machine, but can also be shaped by hand if you desire. I have done this with half white whole wheat flour (King Arthur) and it works well, too. If your machine has a "sweet" setting, use that, as it will keep the high-sugar contents from getting dark too fast.

(2 ratings)
yield 1 1/2 pound loaf
prep time 5 Min
cook time 2 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For apple walnut bread (bread machine)

  • 6 oz
    unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 1/2 oz
    apple juice
  • 1 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 lg
  • 4 c
    bread flour
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    active dry yeast (quick acting)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c
    chopped dried cranberries (optional)

How To Make apple walnut bread (bread machine)

  • 1
    Measure all ingredients into the bread machine pan, in the order given. Select the "sweet" or "basic" setting. Start machine and operate according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • 2
    If desired to shape by hand, operate machine using "dough only" setting. Remove dough from machine when done, cover, and let rest 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Shape bread into a braid by dividing into 3 parts and rolling out into thin tubes, then braid together. Place on greased baking sheet. Brush with an egg wash. (Or place dough into well greased bread pan.) Allow to rise in warm place until doubled, about 45-60 minutes. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Remove immediately from pan and cool on wire rack.

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