Apple Hazelnut Loaf

Shuts up early risers

2 cups 500 ml   Diced Apples (peeled and cored)
1.5 cup 375 ml   White Flour
1.5 cup 375 ml   Whole Wheat Flour
2 tsp 10 ml   Baking Powder
1 tsp 5 ml   Baking Soda
0.5 cup 125 ml   Brown Sugar
0.5 ml 2 ml   Salt
1 cup 250 ml   Milk
0.5 cup 125 ml   Butter
1 tsp 5 ml   Vanilla
2   Eggs
1.5 tsp 12 ml   Cinnamon
0.5 tsp 2 ml   Nutmeg
1 cup 250 ml   Hazelnuts, diced

1. Preheat oven to 350*F. Peel and finely dice apples. Set aside. Mix flours, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and spices together in a large mixing bowl.

2. Melt butter, and whisk together with the eggs, milk, and vanilla until smooth. Slowly mix the wet mixture into the dry, stirring vigorously until all encorporated.

3. Finely dice hazelnuts (whirl them in a food processor or through a clean coffee grinder). Stir in 3/4 cup of the hazelnuts into the loaf dough.

4. Divide the dough between two greased loaf pans. Mix together a small amount of butter, a sprinkle or two of cinnamon, and the rest of the hazelnuts together and spread over the top of the loaf.

5. Bake for about 40 minutes. Nice little coffee cake.