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Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread

Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread

CrockPot Apple butter is one of my favourite things to make as a DIY Christmas gift. While it is amazing just spread on toast, Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread is another yummy recipe that features Fall’s best flavours. It isn’t a quick recipe but it is one that is worth the wait!

Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread

Ingredients:

1 cup butter
½ cup milk
2 packages dry yeast
¼ cup warm water
3 eggs, separated, reserve the egg whites
2½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup sugar

Filling:
½ cup walnuts, chopped
½ cup raisins
½ cup milk
1 cup apple butter
Reserved egg whites
1 cup sugar

Heat butter and milk over low on the stovetop until butter has melted. Cool to lukewarm.

disolve the yeast

In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water.

Add cooled milk

Beat in the egg yolk and the cooled milk mixture.

Sift in salt sugar and flour

Sift in the flour, salt, and sugar. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Bread Dough

Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight.

Filling ingredients for apple butter yeast bread

The next day, blend walnuts, raisins, milk and apple butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir until mixture thickens. Let cool.

Fold in egg whites

Beat egg whites until stiff and slowly add in the 1 cup of sugar. Fold into the cooled apple butter walnut mixture.

Spray bread pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Bread dough for apple butter yeast bread

Divide dough into two equal pieces (4 if using 2 small bread pans) and dust each with flour.

Roll out bread dough

Roll out (one at a time) to make a large circle.

Add filling and roll

Pour half of the walnut filling onto the dough and spread out over the dough and roll up jelly-roll fashion. Set aside and roll out the second piece of dough and repeat process.

Twist rolls together

When done, twist the two pieces of filled dough together, making a braid or twist. Place in carefully in bread pan.

Place on stovetop and let rise for 30 minutes while preheating the oven to 350 degrees.

Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Apple Butter Yeast Bread

Cool in pan for 15 minutes and then invert to a cake plate. Drizzle with a vanilla glaze.

Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread Printable Recipe

Apple Butter Yeast Bread

Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Additional Time: 10 hours
Total Time: 11 hours 45 minutes

Whip up this Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread for the perfect Fall sweet treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 pkgs dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 3 eggs, separated, reserve the egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Filling:

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • Reserved egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat butter and milk over low on the stovetop until butter has melted. Cool to lukewarm.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water and beat in the egg yolk. Blend in the cooled milk mixture.
  3. Sift in the flour, salt, and sugar. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  4. Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight.
  5. The next day, blend walnuts, raisins, milk and apple butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir until mixture thickens. Let cool.
  6. Beat egg whites until stiff and slowly add in the 1 cup of sugar. Fold into the cooled apple butter walnut mixture.
  7. Spray bread pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  8. Divide dough into two equal pieces (4 if using 2 small bread pans) and dust each with flour. Roll out (one at a time) to make a large circle. 
  9. Pour half of the walnut filling onto the dough and spread out over the dough and roll up jelly-roll fashion. Set aside and roll out the second piece of dough and repeat process. 
  10. When done, twist the two pieces of filled dough together, making a braid or twist. Place in carefully in the prepared bread pan.
  11. Place on stovetop and let rise for 30 minutes while preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
  12. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  13. Cool in pan for 15 minutes and then invert to a cake plate. Drizzle with a vanilla glaze.

Notes

Serve fresh for best results or reheat slices in the microwave for 30 seconds prior to serving to retain moistness.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 520Saturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 257mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 2gSugar: 36gProtein: 7g

Apple Butter Swirl Yeast Bread

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