How to Make Apple Bread Recipes 

If you are learning how to make apple bread recipes, they are usually quick bread recipes which are leavened with baking powder or baking soda. The apples that are added to these breads give them flavor and added moisture. Many of us add apples or applesauce to our sweet bread recipe and cut back on some of the sugar.


Some varieties of apples are said to be suitable for eating, some for cooking and still others for eating and cooking. I have added apples to a variety of bread recipes for years and have never been disappointed. If you are using a more firm apple which is only recommended for eating just chop it up very fine; it still gives the bread a moist, sweet and delicious flavor.


Apples are one of the easiest fruits to keep fresh in your kitchen for cooking. The fall and winter applies will last the longest in storage. If you are picking your own, try to get them with the stems still on. Check all of them to make sure there is no bruised or broken skins before putting them in storage. Keep them in a cool dry storage; wrapped individually will keep them longer. If you are learning how to make apple bread recipes, you will enjoy fresh warm loaves when the cold weather sets in. Add your favorite toppings to make them your own such as frostings, crumb or chocolate!

DATE BREAD RECIPE with apples

How to Make Apple Bread RecipesHow to Make Apple Bread Recipes

Learn how to make apple bread recipes by combining the apples and other fruits such as this date bread recipes. 

  • 3 Cups flour
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup shredded coconut
  • 1 ½ Cups milk
  • 1 Beaten egg
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Cup chopped apples
  • 1 Cup chopped dates


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Grease and lightly flour a loaf pan.

Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; stir to blend.

Stir in the coconut; make a well in the center of mixture.

Add in the well the milk, egg, vanilla, apples and dates; Stir just to moisten.

Pour batter into prepared loaf pan; bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.

Cool and remove from pan.

Date Bread Recipe with ApplesDate Bread Recipe with Apples

WHOLE GRAIN BREAD RECIPE with apple

Whole Grain Bread with ApplesWhole Grain Bread with Apples

Some of the apple bread recipes can be made with whole grain flour to add extra fiber.

For a little healthier eating, many people like to make their apple bread recipes with whole grains as in this whole grain bread recipe with apples.

  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 Cup whole grain flour (I used whole wheat)
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 Beaten egg
  • ¾ Cup grated apple
  • ¼ Cup apple cider
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 Cup chopped nuts


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Grease and flour a bread loaf pan.

Sift together the flours, salt and baking soda.

In another bowl cream the butter and sugar; beat in the egg.

Add the creamed mixture to the flour mixture; Stir in the cider, apple and nuts.

Place dough in the prepared pan and bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.

Whole Grain Bread Recipes with ApplesWhole Grain Apple Bread Piece

APPLE CINNAMON BREAD RECIPE

Apple Cinnamon Bread RecipeApple Cinnamon Bread Recipe

Some of the apple bread recipes are made easy by starting with a box of bread mix like this delicious apple cinnamon bread recipe. This is one of the quick and easy apple bread recipes. Added cream cheese make it delicious!


  • 1 Package Pillsbury Apple Cinnamon Quick Bread Mix
  • ¾ Cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Packages (3 ounces) soft cream cheese
  • ¼ Cup sugar


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Grease a bread loaf baking pan.

Combine the filling in a small bowl. Blend 1 egg, the ¼ cup sugar and the cream cheese; beat until smooth and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the bread mix, water, 1 egg and oil; beat by hand until all ingredients are moist.

Spoon half of the bread mixture in the prepared pan.Spoon the filling over the top and spread out evenly.

Pour remaining bread batter over top of the filling.

If desired pull a knife through the batter and filling to make it marbled.

Bake for 65 to 75 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.

Apple Cinnamon Bread RecipeApple Cinnamon Bread Recipe

HOW TO MAKE APPLE BREAD RECIPE

Apple Bread RecipeApple Bread Recipe

Some of the apple breads recipes leave the apple peels on for added flavor and fiber; this one also contains sour cream.

  • ½ Cup soft butter
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 Cups sifted flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup chopped nuts
  • 1 Cup chopped unpeeled apples


Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

Grease and lightly flour loaf pan.

Cut butter into sugar in a mixing bowl; add eggs one at a time beating well after each.

Blend in the vanilla and sour cream.

Sift together the flour, baking powder. Baking soda and salt; stir in the nuts.

Combine the dry ingredients with the creamed mixture; stir in the apples.

Spoon batter into the prepared pan; and bake for 1 hour or until a pick comes out clean.

Apple Bread RecipeApple Bread Recipe

APPLE BUTTER BREAD RECIPE

Apple Butter Bread RecipeApple Butter Bread Recipe

Try making apple bread recipes from apple butter bread recipe. What flavor!

  • 1 Cup All bran cereal
  • 1 ½ Cups apple butter
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ Cup shortening
  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ½ Cups flour
  • ½ Teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ Teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ Cup seedless raisins
  • ½ Cup chopped nuts


Preheat oven to 325F degrees.

Grease loaf pan, line with wax paper and greased again and dust with flour.

Combine bran, apple butter and lemon juice; let stand 5 minutes.

Cream shortening and sugar; add bran mixture and blend.

Add flour, baking powder and baking soda; stir until dry ingredients are moist but not smooth.

Stir in raisins and nuts; put into prepared loaf pan.

Bake for 1 hour; remove from pan after cooling 10 minutes.

Apple Butter Bread RecipeApple Butter Bread

APPLESAUCE BREAD RECIPE

Applesauce Bread RecipeApplesauce Bread Recipe

Apple bread recipes made with applesauce are moist and delicious; the spices in this applesauce bread recipe make it extra flavorful.

  • 4 Cups flour
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 4 Teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ Teaspoon ground allspice
  • ½ Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup vegetable oil
  • 3 Cups applesauce
  • 1 Cup raisins
  • ½ Cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350F degrees; grease and lightly flour 2 loaf pans.

Combine and mix flour, cornstarch, sugar, soda, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl.

In another bowl combine oil, applesauce, raisins and nuts; combine the two mixtures and blend well.

Put batter evenly into 2 prepared loaf pans; bake for 1 hour.

Remove from pans after cooling 10 minutes; cool completely on wire rack.

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