Walnut Cheddar Apple Bread

Walnut Cheddar Apple Bread

Walnut Cheddar Apple Bread


Makes 1 loaf (16 slices)


1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup diced dried apples
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 9X5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla until blended. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture on low speed alternately with sour cream and milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in cheese, apples and walnuts. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack. Store tightly wrapped in plastic wrap at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 slice (1/16 of loaf)
Calories 266
Calories from Fat 47 %
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 308 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Fat 2-1/2

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