- 1 cup friendship starter at room temperature
- 3 eggs
- 2/3 cup vegetable oil
- 3 t vanilla extract
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 t baking powder
- 1 1/2 t ground cinnamon
- 1 t baking soda
- 1 t salt
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 2 medium apples, peeled and finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350. Grease two 9 x 5 loaf pans.
In a large mixing bowl, beat together starter, eggs, vegetable oil and vanilla. Add flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, soda and salt and blend. Fold in nuts and apples and transfer batter to prepared loaf pans.
Bake for 50 minutes; remove pans from oven and allow bread to cook for 10 minutes then tap out onto rack to finish cooling completely.