Sunday, November 1, 2009

DUTCH APPLE WALNUT BREAD

This recipe is from Northern Indiana.

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 cup chopped peeled apples
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until creamy. Beat in the eggs and the vanilla. Combine the flour with the baking soda and salt; stir into the butter mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Fold in the apples and walnuts. Pour into a greased 9-inch loaf pan. Make the following topping and sprinkle over the batter. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 to 60 minutes until done. Cook in pan for 10 minutes before removing.

TOPPING:

1/3 cup flour
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
3 tbsp butter

Combine the flour, sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Cut in the butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over the batter before baking.


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