Basic Fruit Bread Recipe

Basic Fruit Bread Recipe

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    50 m
Helen H.
Recipe by  Helen H.

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Original recipe yields 1 8 1/2x4 1/2 inch loaf



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch loaf pan.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder, soda, salt, sugar, oil, eggs, apple, walnuts, and vanilla only until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Bake in greased 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch loaf pan at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes.

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They key to this recipe is the "shredded apple". Shredded apple adds a LOT of liquid. Also the shredding yields more liquid than chopping. If you are going to substitute other fruits for the apple i recommend something that is equilly as moist as an apple; such as zucchini, fresh peaches, carrots or any other moist fruit (shredded). Dried fruits will not work without added liquid.



I had the same problem as the first review. It came out very dry and heavy. I made mine with apples and cranberries. Should there be something added to give it more moistness?



Simple recipe that takes barely any time or effort. I used bananas and it turned out great.

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Amount Per Serving (10 total)

  • Calories
  • 391 cal
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs
  • 52.1 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 357 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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