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Apple Walnut Bread

On the healthier side, this hearty apple walnut bread works for breakfast or dessert. With no added oils, butter, or white sugar- the sweet taste of the apples & the natural texture of the soft bread and nuts shines through. Fall or Winter, when apples are in season this sweet, simple bread is a must-make recipe! 
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Bread, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 268kcal


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup apples diced very fine
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • Spray one large loaf pan or 3 small with non stick cooking spray or coat in butter and set aside
  • In a stand mixer, mix together the first 4 ingredients.
  • Add the dry ingredients mixing well and scraping sides of the bowl so that everything is evenly incorporated.
  • Fold in the apples and half of the nuts.
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan(s) and top with the remaining nuts.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 60 min. (large) and 35-40 min. (small)
  • Let the loaf rest in the pan(s) for 10 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.


Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 11400129mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 2mg