Apple Nut Bread

Ingredients: (Apple Nut Bread)

1 Cup Amish Friendship starter At room temperature

3 large eggs

2/3 Cup Vegetable oil

3 Teaspoons Vanilla

2 Cups Unbleached flour

1 Cup Granulated sugar

2 Teaspoons Baking powder

1 1/2 Teaspoons Ground cinnamon

1 Teaspoon Baking soda

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Cup Nuts — chopped

2 Medium Apples peeled — fine chopped

Directions: (Apple Nut Bread)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 9-by-5-inch loaf pans. In a large bowl, beat together the starter, eggs, oil, and vanilla. Add flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; blend. Fold in the nuts and apples; transfer batter to prepared loaf pans. Bake 50 minutes and remove from the oven. Allow loaves to cool in pans 10 minutes, then tip out onto a rack to finish cooling completely. Note: To make 24 muffins, spoon into greased muffin tins and bake for 25 to 30 minutes