Apple Cider Bread
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ cup butter, at room temperature
  • ⅔ cup granulated white sugar
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup apple cider
  • 2¼ cups chopped apples, peeled and cored (I used Granny Smith apples. Gala apples would also work)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour loaf pan.
  3. Sift dry ingredients (flour through cloves) into a medium bowl.
  4. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together butter and both sugars.
  5. Beat in eggs.
  6. Add in flour mixture alternately with cider, about half at a time, and mix just until combined.
  7. In a small bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Stir into the batter.
  8. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  9. Bake 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Let cool for at least 20 minutes, then remove to a wire rack and let cool completely.
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