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Spicy Apple Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Spicy Apple Bread, by , is from The Lucky Duck Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jacqy Lewis Soderberg
Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008


3 c. sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
3/4 c. shortening
1 1/8 c. firmly packed light brown sugar (= 1 c. + 2 T.)
3 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. grated raw apples
3 T. cider vinegar plus water to make 3/4 c.
Optional: 3/4 c. chopped walnuts

Mix and sift flour, baking soda, salt and spices together. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Stir in flour mixture, alternating with grated apple and liquid. Stir in walnuts. Turn into a
greased loaf pan, 11 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/2" or 2 small loaf pans. Bake at 350 for 75 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
John brought this recipe home in the 5th grade. We made it together and it was delicious. I still have the original lined school paper recipe with ingredient spills and all!




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