Yield: 16 servings
|4 cups||All-purpose flour|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
|½ cup||Chopped walnuts or pecans|
|2 teaspoons||Vanilla extract|
|3 cups||Coarsely chopped apples|
|1 cup||Chopped walnuts|
|12 ounces||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.