Apple Cinnamon Bread

Today I decided to experiment. My son asked if I knew how to make an apple bread. While he loves my Banana Breadย he has always loved apples more. So I set out to figure out an apple bread recipe. To be honest it was really easy. I just used the flour basics on the banana bread and then added/removed a few things. I tasted the batter and it was heavenly. I was hoping the bread would actually turn out as good as it tasted. It did!!!!!!! It was light, and moist and not dry one bit!

Here is the recipe (I actually measured out and wrote down what I did for once!) This is based off a regular recipe so even if you are not GF you will still enjoy this. To make dairy or egg free use the supplements. This yields 1 loaf.


  • 1 1/2 cups of an all purpose flour ( I used Gluten Free Pantry from Glutino)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup applesauce

Preheat oven to 350

In a large mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients. Add in the egg, butter and applesauce and mix well. The dough should be about a pudding consistency.

Pour dough into a greased bread pan (it will be about half full). Bake in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour (knife will come out clean). Move to a cooling rack and let cool completely before serving.

I plan on trying to make some sort of a cinnamon crumb topping to put on top of this. But it tasted great as is! I hope your family likes it as much as mine did. Our loaf is already almost gone!


*this recipe was listed with other great recipes on Allergy Free Wednesday’s *

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38 thoughts on “Apple Cinnamon Bread

  1. Erin Slocum

    I make a muffin like this but add some apple chunks and sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar before baking. I bet Danny is in love with your bread. You should call it Danny’s loaf.

  2. Kandi

    yeah this is just the beginning. I plan on playing with it more. But this makes for a quick moist loaf ๐Ÿ™‚ I was going to do a cinnamon crumb topping but ran out of time ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Kandi

      You may want to check your local grocery store. I believe Whole Foods also carries it. If all else fails I know you can get it on that is where I usually buy it.

    2. Bekki

      Many health food stores have it. I go to Trader Joe’s and buy there bag of gluten free flour… Mainly rice flour. I used 1 cup rice flour and 1/2 cup of almond flour. Was great flavor!!!! It was crumbly so the next time I fix it…. I reduced applesauce just a bit and a bit less butter cut cinnamon to 1 teaspoon and added 1 teaspoon ground ginger. Was also great!!!

      1. ShirleySCarmichael

        question: if flour mix doesn’t have xanthan gum how much would you add for this recipe for apple cinnamon bread? Thanks

        how much xanthan gum for apple cinnamon bread recipe?

        1. Kandi Post author

          probably only a teaspoon or two. I honestly wouldn’t be able to tell you because all the flour I buy has it mixed in.

  3. Cecelia

    Just happened to stumble on to your web sight and so far I LOVE IT. Can you make your recipes printable?
    I will be making this for my little 4yr old granddaughter who has celiac and is a diabetic. I think she will like it and it looks pretty healthy.
    Thanks again

    1. Kandi Post author

      My recipes will be printable. i just transferred to a better hosting site so now i can make my recipes easier to read and print. Thanks!

    1. Kandi Post author

      You should be able to! I try to use recipes that can be made either way so most recipes on here are regular recipe I just use a special flour blend to make it work for us.

  4. Jo.H

    Just wondering…. When you said that you can use xanthum how much would you add to the recipe?
    I would Love to try your banana cake but I can’t make it as my son is intolerant to them ๐Ÿ™ what can you substitute banana for in a recipe & what would the substitution for oats? Thankyou for your reply in advance ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Kandi Post author

      I am sorry I am not sure what recipe you are referring to. I use a flour blend that does not require me to add anything like that. It always me to bake as if I am using a wheat flour. As to the banana replacement, i find applesauce is a great substitute which is why I posted this apple cinnamon bread recipe. For oats- I can’t help you there because they are not in this recipe so not sure what you are trying to replace them in. Sorry I wish I could be of more help!

    2. Randi

      Is your son intolerant to plantains as well? They are part of the banana family but very different. If you try plantains as a substitute for bananas they must be very ripe (as in almost black on the outside) . Plantains may also be used unripe, however their taste is more like a starch as in potato, taro, yucca and such.

  5. Korey

    I made this bread on Friday and added a crumb topping of gluten free flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter and it was out of this world!! Thanks for the recipe!!!

    1. Jacque weber

      Would you mind sending me your topping recipe you used for the apple cinnamon bread? How much gf flour, brown sugar cinnamon and butter? Thanks!

    1. Kandi Post author

      I have only worked with a rice flour blend. I would say give it a try. Let me know if it works.

  6. Terri

    This is awesome…..its the first loaf of GF bread I have made that actually tasted good and stayed moist for several days. Will make this again!

  7. carolyn

    This cinnamon apple bread was more like a cake. And it was delicious. Those of us who also need to watch sugar will need to cut back or substitute stevia for part of the sugar. Has anyone tried a complete substitute of stevia for the sugar?

  8. joan

    The bread is in the oven, and my house smells heavenly.
    I used almond flour (doesn’t have gum in it) chunky homemade applesauce and I added nuts.
    It was baked in 3 5×7 loaf pans.
    Your recipe is just wonderful,
    It tastes sooooooo good, only a little soft, which is what the gum is for I guess??
    Thank you.


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