Apple-Elderberry Quick Bread

Ingredients: (Apple-Elderberry Quick Bread)

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter — (1 stick), chilled — and cut into small pieces

1 large egg — lightly beaten

1 cup milk

1 jar elderberry jam

1 small apple chopped in small pieces

Directions: (Apple-Elderberry Quick Bread)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease bottom and sides of 13 x 9 inch pan. Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut butter into flour mixture until crumbly. Reserve 2 tablespoons of beaten egg for glaze. Mix together remaining egg and milk. Add milk mixture to flour mixture, toss with fork until moistened. Spread batter evenly in pan. Score batter into 15 squares. Dip finger in flour and make an indentation in the center of each square being careful not to pierce bottom of dough. Place 1/2 teaspoon apple in each square and cover apple with elderberry jam. May be prepared ahead the night before and covered and placed in refrigerator. In the morning brush bread with reserved egg. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons granulated sugar.