Spiced Apple Pecan Loaf with Pecan Praline Topping

This "Spiced Apple Pecan Loaf with Pecan Praline Topping," is not only delicious but full of healthy ingredients. Fall is the perfect time to make this warm and comforting loaf recipe, that will fill the house with it's lovely aroma.

This recipe is the perfect after school snack to come home to, just the right amount of sweet, combined with some healthy pecans and apples. Some of the ingredients you will need for this spiced apple pecan loaf with pecan praline topping recipe include all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, ground cloves, room temperature butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, peeled and diced Granny Smith apples, lightly toasted pecans and raisons. The ingredients you will need for the topping recipe include pecan pieces, brown sugar and melted butter. To start position the rack in the centre of the oven and preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Generously butter a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan. Whisk the flour and the next four ingredients to blend in a medium bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter, sugar and brown sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Mix in the flour mixture. Add the apples, some pecans and raisins and stir until just combined. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan, smooth the top. Bake until the top of the loaf is set, about 25 minutes.

In a 100 gram amount, pecans provide 691 calories and over 100% of the Daily Value for total fat. Pecans are a rich source of dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus , zinc and thiamin. Pecans are also a good source of protein, iron and B vitamins. Their fat content is made up mainly of the monounsaturated fat, oleic acid and the polyunsaturated fat, linoleic acid.

Diamond of California has been offering fresh, high quality and great tasting nuts for over 100 years. From whole or chopped to sliced or slivered, they offer a wide range of chop types and varieties of nuts. This includes shelled and in shell walnuts, pecans, almonds, black walnuts, macadamias, pine nuts, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios. Diamond Nuts are all unseasoned and ready for baking, cooking, snacking or even topping. You can sprinkle them on your cereal or yogurt. Chop them for a crunchy crust for chicken and fish. Liven up veggies with a topping of toasted nuts. Or simply turn a salad into a main dish simply by adding your favorite nuts. You will find plenty of recipes on the site that use nuts. Some of the recipes you will find include apple walnut crumb pie recipe, pancetta and walnut said with creamy walnut dressing recipe, pomegranate pear and pecan salad with poppyseed dressing recipe, brown butter pecan chocolate chip cookie recipe, Nutella hazelnut chip cookies recipe, Macadamia white chocolate chunk cookie recipe and more.

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