Apple Raisin Bread

This bread freezes very well and is a great breakfast bread toasted or warmed quickly in the microwave. Need something to tide you over in the middle of the afternoon? Take a slice of this bread with you and have it with a cup of afternoon tea.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 1¼ cups vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • 3 cups chopped, unpeeled apples
  • ⅔ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease bottoms of two 9" × 5" × 3" baking pans.
  • Combine flour, sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, cloves, and baking powder in a large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed, scraping bowl, for 1 minute. Beat on medium speed for another minute. Fold in apples, raisins, and nuts. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake about 1 hour or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 1¼ cups vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • 3 cups chopped, unpeeled apples
  • ⅔ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease bottoms of two 9" × 5" × 3" baking pans.
  • Combine flour, sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, cloves, and baking powder in a large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed, scraping bowl, for 1 minute. Beat on medium speed for another minute. Fold in apples, raisins, and nuts. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake about 1 hour or until wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories440
Total Fat21g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol55mg
Sodium400mg
Total Carbohydrate59g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars38g
Protein5g