Monday, December 17, 2007

Apple and Walnut Bread

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour,
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder,
1/4 teaspoon salt ,
3/4 cup sugar ,
2 large eggs, beaten ,
1/3 cup butter melted ,
3/4 cup orange juice ,
2 medium apple pealed and grated ,
1/2 cup walnut halved, chopped.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Dust pan with flour; tap out excess. Sift flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add sugar stir with a fork. Combine eggs, butter and juice in a small bowl. Add to the dry ingredients and using hand mixer; lightly mix in the egg mixture until just combined. Add apple and walnuts and gently stir to combine the ingredients.Spoon batter into prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes or until top is golden and tester inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack.