Reader Recipe
Apple-Cheddar Bread

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup milk
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups peeled, chopped cooking apples
3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl and stir well. In separate bowl, combine milk, butter and eggs; stir well. Add to dry ingredients, stirring until blended. Stir in cheese, apples and nuts. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pan 5 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool completely on a wire rack.

Servings: 12. Serving size: 1 slice. Per serving: 339 calories, 9.6 g protein, 16.7 g fat, 36.4 g carbohydrates, 1.6 g fiber, 313 mg sodium, 70 mg cholesterol

Patsy Copeland Henderson, Central Texas Electric Cooperative


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