apple pie bread

I whipped this up some time ago and it was SO VERY YUMMY.  With it being apple season and all, I thought you might like to try it as well.

apple pie bread

You won’t regret it.  The printable recipe is below.

Apple Pie Bread


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded, peeled apple (about 4 medium)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 recipe Streusel-Nut Topping [below]


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom and 1/2-inch up the sides of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Beat in sugar until combined. Add buttermilk and baking powder; beat until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Add flour and salt; beat until combined. Stir in apples, nuts, and raisins.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle Streusel-Nut Topping over batter. [Streusel-Nut Topping: In a small bowl, stir together 1/4 cup packed brown sugar and 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour. Cut in 3 Tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans.] Bake for 60-65 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  4. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. Makes 1 loaf.

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