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Apple Cinnamon Bread

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Apple Cinnamon Bread is a delectable baked treat that combines the sweetness of ripe apples with the warm, comforting flavour of cinnamon. This moist and flavourful bread is a favourite among dessert enthusiasts and snack lovers alike. It features fresh apples and a generous sprinkling of ground cinnamon in the batter, creating a delightful fusion of fruity and spicy flavours. The bread glaze for an added layer of indulgence.

While Apple Cinnamon Bread is undoubtedly a delightful indulgence, it also offers some health benefits. Apples are a rich source of fibre, vitamins, and antioxidants, and they are known to support digestive health, boost the immune system, and help regulate blood sugar levels. Cinnamon, on the other hand, has been associated with potential health benefits such as improving insulin sensitivity, reducing inflammation, and providing antioxidant properties. Additionally, when baked into bread, these ingredients can make for a satisfying and moderately healthier alternative to more calorie-laden desserts, provided you enjoy it in moderation.

However, it’s important to note that the overall healthiness of Apple Cinnamon Bread can vary depending on the recipe and added ingredients like sugar and fats. There like in this recipe opting for whole-grain flour, natural sweeteners, and using apples in their entirety enhances the bread’s nutritional profile. Enjoying this delicious treat in moderation as part of a balanced diet can be a tasty way to savour its flavours and some potential health benefits.

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
This incredibly moist bread is not only oil-free but super super delicious. Its exceptional taste and texture make it a delightful treat for both the taste buds and the waistline. By omitting oils commonly found in traditional baked goods, this offers a lighter option while still delivering the wholesome goodness of fresh apples and the aromatic warmth of cinnamon. So, you can relish every bite guilt-free and savour the fusion of flavours that make it an irresistible favourite.
Course Snack
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

Bread

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 cup plant milk (I used soy)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tbsp cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups peeled and grated apples
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ½ apple, sliced thinly for top of bread

Lemon glaze

  • 1 tbsp rice syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F)
  • Combine all ingredients except for the sliced apple into a bowl and gently fold over until all the flour is mixed in, don't overmix.
  • Pour the batter into a silicon bread pan or a lined pan.
  • Place the sliced apples on top and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Cook for 45 mins, then pierce into the loaf with a fork, if it doesn't come out clean continue baking for a further 5 mins.
  • Baste with the lemon glaze while the bread is still warm.
  • Leave to cool before slicing up.

Notes

Keep the apple peelings from the grated apple to munch on as you wait for the bread to cook 🙂
Keyword apple bread, dessert, plantbased, vegan, wfpb
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.
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