Apple Crunch Bread

  • Yield: 9 servings


1/2cup butter
1cup sugar
2 eggs
2cups flour
1/2teaspoon salt
1teaspoon soda
2tablespoons buttermilk
1teaspoon vanilla
2cups peeled, diced apples
2tablespoons butter
2tablespoons sugar
2tablespoons flour
1teaspoon cinnamon


  1. To prepare the bread.  Cream butter and sugar.  Beat in eggs.  Add flour and salt.
  2. Dissolve soda in buttermilk.  Add to batter, mixing well.
  3. Stir in vanilla and apples.
  4. Spoon into greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  5. To prepare the topping.  Cream butter and sugar; cut in flour and cinnamon to consistency of coarse crumbs.  Sprinkle over batter.
  6. Bake at 325F for 70 minutes.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Owensboro’s To Market, To Market, Home Again, Home Again (Owensboro, Kentucky, 1984).