Apple-Cranberry-Pistachio Bread

Apple-Cranberry-Pistachio Bread

Dotted with red and green fruit and nuts, this festive quick bread takes 20 minutes to put in the oven. Enjoy a slice for breakfast or serve with Christmas dinner.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

1

loaf

Bread
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1/3
cup apple cider or apple juice
2
eggs, beaten
1
cup shredded peeled apple (1 medium)
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/3
cup chopped pistachios
Topping
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons apple cider or apple juice
2
tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of 8x4-inch loaf pan. In large bowl with wooden spoon, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat in oil, 1/3 cup cider and eggs until smooth. Stir in apple, cranberries and 1/3 cup pistachios. Spoon and spread evenly in pan.
  2. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough of the 2 to 3 teaspoons cider for desired glaze consistency. Spread over top of bread. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons pistachios.
Makes 1 loaf (16 slices)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Wrap the cooled loaf and store at room temperature overnight for easier slicing. Most quick breads slice better the second day. A sharp serrated knife or an electric knife works well for slicing quick breads.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.