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Apple fritter bread is a simple quick bread stuffed with apples! This breakfast bread has an apple streusel inside and on top. Don’t forget the powdered sugar glaze. It’s one of our best apple recipes to make for the apple picking season! You may also love our glazed coconut bread.
You all know I’m a sucker for quick breads. This apple fritter quick bread is over the top fantastic and beats all other breads. It’s stuffed with apples and streusel, drizzled with glaze and tastes like autumn.
Granny Smith are often thought of as the perfect baking apple. They hold up well in during baking and don’t turn to mush. Their tart flavor normally goes so well with a sweet dessert. If you can’t find Granny Smith, try Jonagold, Braeburn or Honeycrisp apples.
Quick breads are made with leavening agents such as baking powder or baking soda instead of yeast. You mix up the dough and bake it right away instead of having to wait for the bread to rise. They are also normally “quick” to mix up, although the often take close to an hour to bake.
This apple bread starts with apples of course! Peel, core and chop three medium-size apples. Can you leave the peels on? If you’d like, but we prefer the peels off so that the texture stays consistent. I don’t like peels in my bread so I highly recommend taking the time to peel the apples. Mix the apples with a little sugar and cinnamon, then add walnuts if you’d like.
When you mix up the bread, it is important to remember to not overmix the quick bread batter. The batter mixes together best if you use room temperature eggs and softened butter. You can even warm the milk to take the chill off.
Layer half of the batter, then half of the apple streusel, then the remaining batter and topped with streusel. You’re ready to bake!
Because glaze is always a good idea, we drizzled a simple glaze made of powdered sugar and heavy cream overtop this bread. Be sure to wait until the bread is cool before you drizzle the glaze on or it will melt in. Which honestly isn’t a bad thing, but if you want the pretty white glaze look, wait until the bread is cool.
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