Best Quick Loaf with Crumble Top

Best Quick Loaf with Crumble Top
From Ontario.ca/foodland

Ingredients
•    2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
•    1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
•    2 tsp (10 mL) cinnamon
•    1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) baking powder
•    1/2 tsp (2 mL) each baking soda and salt
•    1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg
•    1 Ontario Egg, beaten
•    1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk
•    1/3 cup (75 mL) butter, melted
•    2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla
•    1 cup (250 mL) diced Ontario Apples (unpeeled)
•    1/3 cup (75 mL) toasted chopped walnuts
 

Crumble-Top:

•    1/4 cup (50 mL) each all-purpose flour, large-flaked rolled oats, packed brown sugar and chopped walnuts
•    1/4 cup (50 mL) butter, melted
•    1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon

Preparation
1.    Crumble-Top: In small bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, walnuts, butter and cinnamon; set aside.

2.    In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Make well in centre; add egg, buttermilk, butter and vanilla. Sprinkle with apples and walnuts; stir just until combined.

3.    Spread into parchment paper-lined or buttered 9- x 5-inch (23 x 12 cm) metal loaf pan, smoothing top. Sprinkle with crumble-top. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Turn out onto rack to cool completely.

Posted on July 10, 2016 and filed under breads, muffins & scones.