Apple Coffee Can Bread
Heat oven to 325.
Grease and flour 3, clean, one pound coffee cans.
- 4 med sized apples (Cortlands or Northern Spy)
- 2 C sugar
- 1 c coarsly chopped pecans
- 3 C sifted flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp allspice
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 c unsalted butter
- 1 T vanilla
- 2 large eggs
Tie a double band of aluminum foil around the cans to extend the height 2 inches. (Like a souffle collar) Grease the foil.
Peel, core, and finely dice the apples. Place in a large bowl and mix WI sugar and pecans. Sift in the flour, baking soda, and spices. Mix well. Melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the vanilla.
Lightly beat the eggs. Stir the eggs, and the butter mixture into the apple mixture. Spoon the batter into the cans and bake 11/4 hours. A skewer inserted through the center of the cake should come out clean.
Cool cakes in the cans for 10 min. Remove to a wire rack to finish cooling.