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Apple Cider Cinnamon Bread

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It is time for all the fall baked goods! I went apple picking and got a large bag of apples. Gala apples are my favorite. Some of the apples are already bruised, thanks to my toddler throwing them for fun. But there were plenty left to enjoy and to make an apple cider cinnamon bread!

Gala Apples

Apples are apples. I really enjoy all kinds. The granny smith one is my least favorite because it is so tart. However, my boys love them and it is a treat for them when I do buy them. To make the apple cider cinnamon bread, you honestly can use any apple you’d like. I used gala, since that is what I picked at the farm and normally buy in store. Gala apples have a nice sweet and crisp taste, which makes them great for baking!


For this recipe I used brown sugar instead of white sugar. Also, I used apple cider instead of oil. I normally substitute oil, when baking, for applesauce, depending on the recipe. I wanted to try and make this bread with no oil at all, and used the cider. Boy, was I blown away! It came out delicious and super moist! The chunks of apple pieces, helped make this bread even more moist.

You will need:
  • all purpose flour
  • medium sized apple
  • baking soda
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • lemon juice
  • brown sugar
  • eggs
  • apple cider

Apple Cider Cinnamon Bread

Recipe by Azilde ElizabethCourse: SweetsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Make this apple cider cinnamon bread for a nice fall smelling home and to enjoy this yummy sweet for breakfast or quick snack!


  • 1 cup of apple, peeled, cored and diced small (one medium apple)

  • 1 1/2 cup of all purpose flour

  • 1 tsp of baking soda

  • 1 tsp of baking powder

  • 1 tsp of cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp of salt

  • splash of lemon juice

  • 1/2 cup of apple cider

  • 1 cup of brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • butter or cooking spray, for pan


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl mix the apple cider, eggs and sugar.
  • Mix the dry and wet ingredients. Add the splash of lemon juice to the apples. Stir and add to the batter. Mix by hand.
  • Butter 9×5 loaf pan and add batter. Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool and enjoy!
  • Serves 10

Apple Picking

While you are apple picking, don’t forget to stop at the farm store and buy some apple cider and fresh donuts! Even the bakery is a great place to get fresh cookies. I got an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie that was so chewy. Soo good! Another reason to stop by the store is to get honey sticks. I love honey and they taste even better in the little straw sticks!


The holidays are around the corner. Purchasing jams, specialty salami/pepperoni and pies you can freeze, are perfect to get a head start! Great for hosting the holidays or gifting for the holidays!

Happy Fall!

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