Kathleen Jager’s Apple Bread
- ½ cup shortening
- 2 cups sugar
- 3 eggs
- 3 cups flour
- 2 t baking powder
- 1 t baking soda
- ½ t salt
- 1½ t cinnamon
- ½ t nutmeg
- ½ cup water
- 4 cups thinly sliced apples
- 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350◦F and spray 2 bread loaf pans with non-stick spray.
Cream together shortening and sugar in medium-sized bowl. Mix in eggs, one at a time.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in large mixing bowl.
Add egg mixture along with ½ cup of water to dry ingredients in the large bowl. Fold in sliced apples and walnuts (optional).
Pour bread dough into loaf pans and bake for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.