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Cinnamon Apple Bread

Cinnamon Apple Bread

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8


  • 3 tbs butter
  • 1-2 small apples small dice
  • Nutmeg
  • ½ cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1.25 cups white sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2.5 tbs of cinnamon
  • .25 cup vegetable oil (can sub in apple sauce)


  1. Melt the butter over medium heat, add diced apples and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Cook for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally until apples are a little bit soft. Turn off heat, mix in the oatmeal and set aside.
  2. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix the two kinds of flour, 1 cup of sugar, baking soda, and salt together. In a large bowl mix the milk sour cream, egg, vanilla and oil together, mix well.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixing with a hand mixer or in a stand mixer. When completely incorporated fold the apple and oat mixture in by hand.
  4. Mix the cinnamon with the remaining ½ cup of sugar.
  5. Pour half the batter into a greased loaf pan then top with half the cinnamon sugar. Carefully pour the remaining batter over top and sprinkle on the rest of the cinnamon sugar. Using a knife swirl the cinnamon layers into the loaf.
  6. Bake the loaf for about 45 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

If the top is browning too fast cover the loaf with foil to protect it.