Apple Cinnamon Bread


These days I am especially conscientious about keeping food waste to a bare minimum.

That’s why I was super excited to find this recipe for Apple Cinnamon Bread because it needed only regular Pantry items and ONE large apple!

I didn’t have one large apple, but I did have a half dozen small Gala apples starring me down every time I opened the frig.

It only took about 10 minutes to have some scrummy Apple Cinnamony goodness in the oven.   With it’s soft baked apple/crunchy brown sugar topping and moist cake, it was a huge hit all around .

If you’re looking for some Old-school delicious, try this one!


1 large apple – peeled, cored and finely chopped
½ C, Brown Sugar
1½ tsp. cinnamon
⅔ C. White Sugar
½ C. butter, softened to room temperature
2 eggs, room temp
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1½ C. All Purpose Flour
1½ tsp. Baking Powder
½ C, Milk

Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Grease and flour inside of a 9 x 5 loaf pan.
Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, beat butter and white sugar together until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla. Continue to beat until combined and smooth.
Combine flour and baking powder. Add to egg mixture and combine. Add milk. Combine until completely incorporated and batter is smooth.
Pour half of the batter into the loaf pan. Sprinkle top of batter with half of the apples, then half of the cinnamon brown sugar. Use a spoon and press the toppings down gently into the batter a little.
Pour remainder of batter on top. Sprinkle with the remaining apples, then brown sugar mix. Press gently into top of batter.
Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool in the pan 10 minutes.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. I don’t have baking powder. Will baking soda do? Looks yummy, I’d like to try it!


    1. MamaJ says:

      Unfortunately, they are not the same thing. I’ve never tried it, but I understand that you can substitute for baking powder with many items. Buttermilk with baking soda is one of them. I’m not sure how different it would make it, but let me know if you do it! 🙂

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