This pistachio apple bread recipe is perfect for fall and will make your whole house smell great!
The next time you’re in the mood for something a little different, give this Pistachio Apple Bread a try. It’s a delicious and unique twist on traditional apple bread that is sure to please.
This bread is made with diced peeled apples, chopped pistachios, and a whole wheat flour. It’s moist and dense, yet still light and fluffy. The combination of flavors is simply heavenly.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter. Just be warned, it’s addictively good.
Why Coconut Milk Makes a Great Addition to This Bread
Adding coconut milk to recipes is a great way to add flavor and nutrition. Coconut milk is a good source of vitamins and minerals, and it can help boost the flavor of dishes. It also can help add moisture to recipes.
It’s easy to get milk from a coconut! All you need is a really sharp knife, a bowl, and a strainer. Here’s how to do it:
- Cut the top off the coconut with a sharp knife. Be careful not to cut yourself!
- Turn the coconut over and pour the milk into a bowl.
- Strain the milk through a strainer to get rid of any chunks.
- Pour the milk into a container and enjoy!
Coconut milk is a delicious and healthy alternative to cow’s milk. It’s full of nutrients like vitamins C, E, and B, as well as minerals like potassium and magnesium. Plus, it’s naturally lactose-free and low in calories.
Luckily, you don’t have to get the milk from a coconut yourself. You can buy it from a lot of retailers. Just make sure you’re purchasing coconut milk and not coconut water. You need the actual milk for this recipe!
What Kind of Apples Are Best for the Pistachio Apple Bread?
When it comes to baking apple bread, there are a few different types of apples you can use. However, some apples are better for baking than others. Here are a few different types of apples and how they affect the taste and texture of your apple bread.
One type of apple that is great for baking is the Granny Smith apple. This type of apple is tart and has a firm texture. This makes it ideal for baked goods because it doesn’t turn to mush when cooked. The tartness of the Granny Smith apple also helps to balance out the sweetness of the bread.
Another type of apple that works well in baked goods is the Honeycrisp apple. This type of apple is sweet and has a crisp texture. It works well in baked goods because it doesn’t turn to mush and also adds moisture. Another type of apple that is great for baking is the Gala apple. It’s sweet too, and also has a crisp texture. Pretty much any apples you choose will be delicious in this bread.
I love having this bread on hand, it’s a great breakfast or after school snack for the kids, and you too!
Pistachio Apple Bread
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 cup shelled pistachios chopped
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 2 apples peeled, diced
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Grease 9×5-inch loaf pan or 4 mini loaf pans.
- Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar and pistachios in large mixing bowl. Set aside.
- Whisk together coconut milk, apples, applesauce and vanilla in separate bowl.
- Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients with spatula until just combined. Do not over mix. Spoon batter into prepared pan(s).
- Bake 20-25 minutes for mini-loaf pans, or 40-45 minutes for 9×5-inch pan, or until toothpick inserted in the center of loaf comes out clean.
- Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool 30 minutes before slicing.