Cinnamon Apple & Bran Quick Bread

Cinnamon Apple & Bran Quick Bread Recipe

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Penny Batt


My grandchildren LOVE this, it is my way of making the apple cinnamon variation of the basic quick bread at

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Makes 1 loaf
20 Min
50 Min


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1 c
unbleached white flour
1 c
fine white whole wheat flour such as prairie gold
1/2 c
sugar (organic evaporated cane juice)
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1 Tbsp
1/2 c
oat bran
1 c
apples, chopped (granny smith or fuji are good)
1 c
2 Tbsp
lemon juice (or apple cider vinegar)
1 large
1/4 c
light oil (sunflower, safflower...)

How to Make Cinnamon Apple & Bran Quick Bread


  • 1Heat the oven to 350°F. Grease a standard 9x5 loaf pan.
    Mix milk and lemon juice or vinegar togther and leave to coddle.
  • 2Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a medium mixing bowl.
  • 3Peel, core, and chop the apples. Toss in with the flour mixture until well coated.
  • 4Whisk the egg with the coddled milk and the oil.
  • 5Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients. Gently stir and fold the ingredients until all the flour has been incorporated and a shaggy, wet batter is formed. Be careful not to over-mix.
  • 6Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and pat it into the corners. Bake for 45-50 minutes. When finished, the loaf should be domed and golden, and a toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean. Let the loaf cool in the pan for 15 minutes before removing and slicing.
  • 7After they are completely cooled, wrap baked loaves tightly in plastic wrap and store at room temperature. (I just use the cheapest gallon size twist-tie type food storage bags.) Baked loaves can also be wrapped in plastic and aluminum foil and frozen for up to three months.
  • 8I've been thinking of making this with an additional 3 ounces of milk (so milk & vinegar total 1 1/2 cups) as it can get a bit dryish if not eaten within one day, which happens as several of us are obliged to be gluten or grain free, but haven't done so yet.

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Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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