Incredibly Moist Apple Bread

1 cup sugar
1⁄2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2 cups apples, chopped and pared (about 4 medium)
1⁄2 cup nuts, chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon

How to make it:

Heat over to 350 and grease and flour loaf pan.
Cream together the 1 cup sugar, shortening, eggs and vanilla.
Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt until smooth.
Stir in apples and nuts and spread in pan.
Mix the 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over batter.
Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 50-60 minutes.
Immediately remove from pan; cool bread completely before slicing.
Store tightly covered. Makes 1 loaf.
Note: Unbleached flour can be used in this recipe; if using self-rising flour, omit baking powder, baking soda and salt.
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