*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           CHOCOLATE APPLE BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Apples                           Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----TOPPING-----
    1       tb           Sugar
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
      1/2   c            Chopped walnuts or pecans
                         -----BREAD-----
    4       c            All-purpose flour
    1       t            Salt
    1       t            Baking powder
    1       t            Baking soda
    1       t            Cinnamon
      1/2   ts           Nutmeg
    1       c            Butter,softened
    2       c            Sugar
    4                    Eggs
    2       ts           Vanilla extract
      1/4   c            Buttermilk
    3       c            Coarsely chopped apples
    1       c            Chopped walnuts
   12       oz           Semi-sweet chocolate chips
 
   Topping:
   In cup, combine sugar, cinnamon and walnuts; set aside.
   
   Bread:
   1. Preheat oven to 350'F. Grease two 9x5x3 loaf pans.
   In small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder,
   baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
   2. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy.
   Add eggs and vanilla extract; mix well. Gradually beat
   in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in
   apples, walnuts, and chocolate chips. Pour into
   prepared pans. Sprinkle with topping. 3. bake 50-60
   minutes until cake tester inserted in center comes out
   clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pans. Cool
   completely. Makes 2 loaves.
  
 
 
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