Crunchy Apple Bread

Crunchy Apple Bread

"Here on our farm where we raise shorthorn cattle, I enjoy baking for my husband of over 40 years, our children and grandkids. And at the holidays, I make plenty of loaves of apple bread to share with friends."
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1 h 5 m servings
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Original recipe yields 16 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs and orange juice; beat well. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; stir into creamed mixture. Stir in apple, raisins and pecans. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-60 minutes or until bread tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

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Very moist, delicious and crunchy - it definitely lives up to it's name. When I cut it open you could detect a faint smell of orange from the orange juice. I used butter instead of shortening, ...

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Instead of shortening, I used vegetable oil. I made no other changes or substitutions. I made muffins out of this recipe, I got 12 biggish muffins out of one recipe. Though they looked pretty, t...

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Instead of shortening, I used vegetable oil. I made no other changes or substitutions. I made muffins out of this recipe, I got 12 biggish muffins out of one recipe. Though they looked pretty, t...

Very moist, delicious and crunchy - it definitely lives up to it's name. When I cut it open you could detect a faint smell of orange from the orange juice. I used butter instead of shortening, ...

This recipe is AWESOME!! The bread was gone within a couple of hours after baking! My 12 yr old son even commented on how much he loved it! I added 2 cups of apples instead of one cause I had...

This bread has wonderful flavor. I must admit that the orange juice in the recipie adds a flavor that I was'nt quite expecting- but to my suprise, it was really good. I did make some variations ...

I wasn’t impressed with this at all. In fact, I was disappointed. First, there’s just too much going on with apples, pecans and raisins and, in my judgment, the orange juice was odd and not a p...

I love making muffins and breads. I follow the first time but these were so dry. Was it because I used margarine (I was told it was the same as shortening), or because I made little muffins in...

Love this bread but read the other reviews first so decided to use butter rather than shortening. No way was it dry and very flavorful. Also used concentrated forzen (thawed) orange just to g...

I really liked this. I don't like raisins so I used dried cherries and I used my food processor and shredded half the apples and thinly sliced the other half. I didn't have a loaf pan so I used ...

This was alright. I was expecting a stronger flavor than what I got. Also, I had to bake it a good 15 minutes longer in order for it to be completely done in the center of the loaf.

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