Apple Walnut Streusel Bread

Apple Walnut Streusel Bread -An excellent way to enjoy your favorite kind of apple.

Apple Walnut Streusel bread - An excellent way to enjoy your favorite kind of apple.Man can not live by bread alone but I bet if you added some apples to it you could!I know what you’re thinking….sigh….another bread recipe. Well it’s not just some plain old bread, it’s a new way to love breakfast — because breakfast isn’t just the most important meal of the day, this bread makes it’s also the most awesome.

Apple Walnut Streusel bread - An excellent way to enjoy your favorite kind of apple.Suffice it to say, there are many, many apple bread recipes out there, including some pretty sublime ones, so perhaps the world doesn’t need another recipe for apple bread. But, perhaps it does. I choose to believe the latter.An excellent way to enjoy your favorite kind of apple, because you can use any kind of apple you want in this recipe, even apples that are going a little soft plus layer of walnut-cinnamon streusel creates a sweet, crunchy, crumbly crust on bread, which makes it more cake-like apple bread.I wish you could have smelled my kitchen when this was in the oven! heavenly aroma greets everyone as soon as they walk in the door.

Apple Walnut Streusel Bread - An excellent way to enjoy your favorite kind of apple.

Apple Walnut Streusel Bread
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Recipe type: Bread - Breakfast
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup 1% milk
  • 2 cups (peeled) shredded apples (I used 3 big)
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Streusel – Nut Topping
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • ½ cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line an 9x5x3 inch loaf pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil allowing excess foil to hang over pan edges, and lightly grease with cooking spray. Set aside
  3. Cream butter and sugars in a large bowl.
  4. Add the milk, eggs, vanilla and apples and mix on low speed until combined.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the apple mixture on low speed until combined.
  7. Spoon batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.
  8. In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  9. Using a pastry blender or fork cut in the butter until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  10. Add the walnuts and stir well. Sprinkle the streusel over the bread batter evenly.
  11. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  12. Let stand for 10 minutes, then using the foil overhang, lift the bread from the pan and transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool completely before foil removing.
  13. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. (Or you know, eat it as soon as it’s cool enough - recommended lol ).


3 thoughts on “Apple Walnut Streusel Bread

  1. Kathis Spennicchia

    Love your recipes! Easy and not time consuming. Love that they use accessible and easy to find ingredients. Will be trying the apple streusel bread, bacon and egg wreath and checking your site out again soon! Thanks!


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