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This is the standard "cake-type+ or "quick" Ellijay Apple Bread. There are two main types: yeast and quick, The yeast type uses yeast to raise the dough; the quick type uses baking powder. The consensus among my group of tasters is that the yeast variety is substantially better, but the quick types are definitely faster and easier to make, but most people do prefer the yeast types. It's up to you to choose! If you want to make the yeast-type, the directions are on this page.
I've eliminated the trans-fats and much of the fat I saw listed on the ingredients on the packages of Ellijay Apple breads that I tasted, so this version ought to be healthier than anything you can buy, but taste the same!
Let me know which you like and any tips and tricks you learn and I'll share them here! I keep tweaking and improving the recipe each time I make, so it always gets a little better. But the version below is better than any I've had in Ellijay!
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Take 2 standard bread loaf pans (9" x 5") and lightly grease (using shortening or butter) and then "flour" (put 3 tablespoons of lour in and shake it around, then dump the excess out) them.
with a wire whisk and set them aside.
In a large bowl, blend the sugar and butter together to make a smooth creamy texture.
Stir in the 2 eggs and then 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
Add diced apples and mix.
Add dry ingredients from step 3 to the wet ingredients from step 6 and mix until it is just evenly moistened.
Pour into the pans prepared in step 2.
Bake for 1 hour or until golden brown.
Cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then turn them upside down onto wire rack
Here's another variation of the baking powder apple bread recipe above! It's a bit drier and more crumbly that the recipe above.
Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book