As the holiday season approaches, I’m always looking for ways to bring my family together with food. This Apple Fritter Bread is the perfect sweet treat to share with friends and family. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. Plus, it smells amazing and looks absolutely stunning!
My mom used to make a version of this bread when I was growing up, but it was a bit more complex. I wanted to create an easier recipe that still had all the flavor of the original. So, I experimented with different ingredients until I found the perfect combination – apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, and just a hint of nutmeg.
This recipe is a great way to use up any leftover apples you might have in your fridge. I like to dice them up into small pieces so they get evenly distributed throughout the bread. I also add some brown sugar and a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg to provide the perfect balance of sweet and spice. Once the batter is ready, simply pour it into a greased baking dish and bake for about 45 minutes.
The result is a warm and comforting sweet bread that’s sure to please everyone in the family. Serve it with a dollop of butter for an extra special treat. Enjoy!
Variations: You can also use other fruits such as pears, blueberries, or cranberries. If you don’t have Greek yogurt, you can substitute with sour cream. For a sweeter loaf, add a sprinkle of sugar on top before baking.
Easy Apple Fritter Bread
- Baking dish, mixing bowl
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 0.5 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 0.5 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 0.5 cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 2 cups peeled, diced apples
- Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 9×5-inch (23×13 cm) loaf pan with butter.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the sugars, yogurt, oil, eggs, and vanilla until fully combined.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
- Fold in the diced apples.
- Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
- Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove and cool completely on a wire rack.