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Apple Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Bread, by , is from The Cookbook of Elizabeth Ann O'Farrell Zeller, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elizabeth Zeller
Added: Tuesday, January 30, 2007


1/2 c shortening (butter or margarine)
1 c sugar
2 eggs
2 c flour
1/2 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
4 T of sour milk, or sour cream or buttermilk
1 t vanilla
2 c peeled, chopped, apple or grated apple
1/2 c chopped nuts if desired

Cream shortening, sugar togegher, add eggs, add dry ingredients then vanilla and apples. Pour into greased and floured loaf pan. Sprinkle topping all over the top and then bake 350 degrees for 1 hour or until tester comes out clean.

1/4 c of each: cold butter, sugar and flour
1/2 t cinnamon
Either use a pastry blender or fork or knife or rub with your fingers to become a crumb mixture, then sprinkle on top of dough.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Notes are in someone else's writing, not Mom's or Dad's but there is no name as to who gave it to Mom.
Next to 1 c sugar "I use 1/2 cup white & 1/2 c brown sugar"
Next to 4 T of sour milk: "I use milk with a teas. of vinegar in it"
At bottom of recipe: "I usually double the recipe to make 2 loaves. It freezes well and stays moist in the refrigerator for days:




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