Thursday, October 22, 2009

Apple breakfast bread - Vintage Recipe Thursday

Vintage Recipe Thursday is meant to preserve your own original vintage family recipes, or out-of-print, copyright-free recipes from old cookbooks, magazines, newspapers. You're invited! Get the details by clicking to the Vintage Recipe Thursday Homepage. I post recipes from the Household Searchlight Recipe Book, first published in 1931. My 16th printing is from 1943. What will you post?


I found a copy of the October 1933 cover of Household Magazine. All the recipes I have used so far for Vintage Recipe Thursday have come from The Household Searchlight Recipe Book published by this magazine's editors. I thought you might be interested, as I was, to see what it looked like.

This apple breakfast bread recipe is great for the fall season, and is also part of the 2nd Annual Need to Knead Bread Roundup starting November 1st. If you also enjoy baking bread, or want to learn how, join us for the roundup. Just click to the bread roundup homepage for all the details on how to participate.

Apple Breakfast Bread
2 cups flour
3 apples
1 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup milk
2 cups chopped raisins
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg, well-beaten
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in shortening and add raisins. Add sufficient milk to which egg has been added to make a stiff dough. Mix thoroughly. Pour into well-oiled shallow pan. Brush dough with melted butter. Pare, quarter, and core apples and cut in thin slices. Arrange in rows in the dough, allowing edges to overlap. Brush apples with more melted butter, and sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar which have been mixed together. Bake in moderate oven (400 F.) 20 minutes or until apples are tender. 9 Servings. Lola Moore, Millesboro, Ky.

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Our Krazy Kitchen's Halloween Party
What Did You Bake Today?

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  1. great article and I bet the recipe tastes great, for another great depression era cake see my tomato soup spice cake recipe :

    Nicole B- Norfolk Dessert Examiner

  2. what a delicious recipe and great one for fall

  3. I thought I had left a message Thursday.I am doing Jewish recipes next week.A little twist.I am going to place a modern Recipe below the Vintage post.Have a good weekend.

  4. This would be a big hit at my breakfast table. It sounds wonderful. As soon as I get some apples, I will have to give it a try. You have so many wonderful bread recipes. Thanks for sharing them all with us! :)


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