Thursday, March 10, 2016

Snickerdoodle Apple Bread

Anyone who knows me would tell you I am not much of a baker (other than pies which I cover in a previous entry). But since I'm training for a half marathon I seem to have acquired an insatiable appetite. I saw this recipe on, check out the site if you're a baker or like looking at sweet treats. Most of the ingredients for the bread are pantry staples and it's a very simple recipe. And your house will never smell better while the bread is cooking. It's a perfect Sunday morning treat for you and yours. Here's what you will need:

  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 C flower
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temp
  • 1 C light brown sugar
  • 1/4 C granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 C milk
  • 1 sour apple, diced and peeled
Cinnamon sugar topping:
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Here's what you do:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • grease 9x5 loaf pan
  • whisk together salt, baking powder and flour, set aside.
  • In a bowl of stand mixer or bowl large enough to accommodate all ingredients to mix with hand blender, beat butter, both sugars and cinnamon for 2 mins on medium speed and add in both eggs and vanilla and continue mixing until smooth, scrape sides if needed. 
  • Turn mixer to low and add in flower mixture and milk until combined. Set mixer aside.
  • Add the diced apple to mixture and stir until combined. Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan.

  • Mix together the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of the batter

Finally, bake for 50-55 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool for ten minutes and then transfer to warming rack and then -- GET. IN. THERE. 

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