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Featured Food: Kathleen's Recipe Yield: makes 2 small loaves


  • 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.

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