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4.8 from 5 votes

Caramel Apple Pecan Bread

Caramel Apple Pecan Bread - A tasty quick bread for the holidays.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 432kcal

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 1/2 cup pecans
  • 3 apples
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Caramel Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup half and half

Instructions

Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Chop the 1/2 c. of pecans finely, and 1 c. more coarsely. Peel, core and slice the apples and dice them finely.
  • Put the sour cream, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a mixer bowl and beat until well combined.
  • Mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together in a small bowl. Add to the sour cream mixture all at once and mix until just blended.
  • Fold in the 1/2 c. of finely chopped pecans and the apples.
  • Put in a loaf pan and sprinkle the remaining 1 c. of pecans on top.
  • Bake for about an hour, until a toothpick inserted in the bread comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack, and drizzle caramel sauce over top once the bread is cool.

Caramel Sauce

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and bring the sauce to a rolling boil. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  • Drizzle over the bread.

Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates.

Nutrition

Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 9.2% | Vitamin C: 3% | Calcium: 9.6% | Iron: 9.3%