Cranberry-Apple-Nut Bread

Cranberry-Apple-Nut Bread

Show them you care with this sugar-crusted holiday fruit and nut bread. It’s good enough for gift-giving—just make it in a disposable aluminum foil pan.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

1

loaf

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1
egg
1
cup shredded peeled apple (about 1 medium)
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup chopped walnuts
1/2
cup dried cranberries
1
tablespoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 8x4- or 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening.
  2. In large bowl, mix 3/4 cup sugar, the oil and egg. Stir in apple, flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir in walnuts and cranberries. Pour batter into pan. In small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over batter.
  3. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf from pan; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours, before slicing.
Makes 1 loaf (12 slices)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success Hint
To easily shred the apple, use a medium-sized grater.
Health Twist
For added fiber, leave the peel on the apple.
Do-Ahead
Make the bread ahead and refrigerate or freeze. The bread will actually become more moist and easier to slice after storage.
Special Touch
This is a perfect bread for gift giving! Bake it in a disposable aluminum foil pan. When cool, wrap in foil or colored plastic wrap and tie with a ribbon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.