This easy everyday apple-pie bread makes a great breakfast-on-the-go with a cup of coffee. The fragrant spices typical of apple pie and the tender bits of baked apple inside also make it worthy as a healthy after-dinner dessert. Enjoy it warm from the oven with a pat of butter or cream cheese or keep it on your counter for a tasty treat during the week.

Jasmine Smith
Source: EatingWell.com, June 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with baking spray.

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  • Stir granulated sugar, yogurt and eggs together in a large bowl until well combined. Add applesauce, vanilla and 6 tablespoons melted butter; stir well to combine and set aside.

  • Whisk 1 cup all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking soda, apple pie spice and salt in a medium bowl. Add chopped apple and stir until the pieces are evenly coated. Add the flour-apple mixture to the egg mixture; stir until just combined. Spoon into the prepared loaf pan.

  • Combine walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon and the remaining 1 tablespoon each melted butter and all-purpose flour in a small bowl. Sprinkle evenly on the batter in the pan.

  • Bake until a wooden pick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Gently turn out onto a wire rack; let cool completely, about 1 hour.

Tips

To make ahead: The bread will keep, well wrapped, at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; protein 5g 10% DV; carbohydrates 33.9g 11% DV; dietary fiber 2.2g 9% DV; sugars 18.4g; fat 11.6g 18% DV; saturated fat 5.1g 25% DV; cholesterol 50.2mg 17% DV; vitamin a iu 270.2IU 5% DV; vitamin c 1.1mg 2% DV; folate 46mcg 12% DV; calcium 33.7mg 3% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 24.6mg 9% DV; potassium 125.4mg 4% DV; sodium 220.3mg 9% DV; added sugar 14g.