Spicy Apple Bread

The fresh apples make a very moist bread.  This bread is wonderful in the fall with the cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.  This recipe is from the archives of my grandmother, Ethel Eynard.  Jefferson City, MO.  1982.

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Spicy Apple Bread

Yield: 12 servings.

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Spicy Apple Bread

You can make a wonderful spiced apple bread with fresh apples. 
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Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Recipes, Apples, Quick Bread
Servings: 10
Calories: 299kcal


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoons cloves
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup coarsely grated raw apple about 2 medium apples
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Sift together first seven ingredients; set aside.  In mixing bowl combine shortening, sugar, and eggs beat well.  Stir in apple and about half of the sifted dry ingredients.  Add buttermilk and blend.  
  • Add rest of flour mixture and stir just until well mixed. Blend in nuts. Pout into greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes, or until done when tested. Cool on rack.


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 311mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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