Recipe by karla
"I am lucky enough to live in a small community whose school district still allows us to send home-baked goods with our children. My daughter is in 7th grade now, but her classmates still beg her to have her mom send this special treat. It's a beautiful quick bread your family, friends, and all the neighbor children will love."
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apples - peeled, cored, and chopped
Wonderful bread bursting with apples! I cut the recipe in half and used half white sugar and half brown sugar. I also added a generous tsp. of vanilla. I baked it in a 9x5 glass baking dish at 350 for about an hour. It smelled wonderful and tasted even better - perfect with a cup of tea!
Jillian's style of this recipe was much better then the real thing. When i did it first using the normal recipe i found there wasn't much flavor at all. But when i used Jillians version i couldn't stop eating it. Still, good recipe.
I also changed it up a bit using Jillian's suggestions however I did not cut the recipe in half. Instead I used 1 cup white sugar, 1 cup brown and added a tsp. vanilla. I also put both loaves in for 1 hour at 350. I did not use walnuts. Turned out great!
I like it best this way--less fat and cholesterol and it's very good--just finished making it, and I keep wanting to go back for another piece! BTW, you can substitute zucchini for the apples if you want for a variation.
3 c. all-purpose flour, 2 t. cinnamon, 1 t. baking soda, 1 t. salt, 1/2 t. baking powder, 1/2 t. nutmeg, 2 eggs, 2 c. sugar, 2 c. finely chopped or shredded peeled apple or unpeeled zucchini, 1/2 c. cooking oil, 1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted in pan in 350 degree oven for 5 min. (OPTIONAL, but very good, 2 1/2 T. milk (enough to moisten). Mix eggs, oil, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking powder, & soda. Add flour, apples, milk, nuts. Mix till all is blended. Pour into (non-stick if you have them) loaf pans that have been generously sprayed with cooking spray, so bread won't stick. Sprinkle the top of each loaf with 1 t. sugar. (Makes a fancy looking wonderful top crust; I do on all my quick bread recipes). Pour into two 8"x4" loaf pans and bake for about 50 min or til tests done when a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Over the top goodness, plenty sweet enough, and so much healthier for you with half the fat and 1/3 less cholesterol.
Also, I used smaller pans (5 3/4" x 3" x 2 1/8"), cause it takes less baking time. I baked them for 35 - 40 min. or until tested done with toothpick. Makes 3 to 4 loaves, depending on how high of a loaf you want. I usu. double this recipe and make 7, so can freeze & give away some.
FANTASTIC!!! With Jillian's modifications: 1/2 the recipe (2 eggs) + 1tsp vanilla extract and half cup white sugar and other half brown sugar. I used 2 cups of roughly chopped apples. I had to add another splash of vegetable oil too. DELICIOUS!!!!!
The best recipe EVER! I made two loaves, however, I cut the sugar to 1/3 white and 1/3 brown, used 1 c of whole wheat flour and 2 c all purpose, cut the oil to 3/4 c., and added a crumble top. It was absolute perfection. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
You people that change the recipe get me! How can you review a recipe if you do not follow the original. If you change the recipe then it is YOUR recipe or in this case Jillian's. Maybe the original recipe had vanilla and the submitter forgot it. most quick bread recipes include vanilla. The funniest one is the one that said "the best recipe EVER" then went on to list all the changes she made. I do not mean to complain I just do not understand.
This was really good, I used a mini food processor to chop up the apples, I have a son with food consistency issues and he didn't even know they were there. I'm making this again today to take to neighbors since we have a bunch of apples leftover from the orchard.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 177
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