Autumn Apple Bread

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups coarsely grated peeled raw apple
  • 1 tablespoon of grated lemon rind
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts

Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs. Sift in next 4 ingredients. Add alternately with apple to egg mixture. Stir in lemon rind and nuts. Bake in a greased and floured loaf pan (9x5x3 inches) in a pre-heated moderate oven (350F) for 60 minutes. Cool before slicing.

  • Yields: 1 loaf
  • Preparation Time: about 1 1/2 hours

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