Nutritious Slow Cooker French Apple Fritter Bread

by | Dec 5, 2022 | Slow cooker/Instant pot meals | 0 comments

When it comes to snacks, I love to make something that’s both delicious and nutritious. That’s why I love my slow cooker French apple fritter bread! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and savory, and it’s full of flavor. Plus, it’s easy to make and foolproof – you just need to throw all of the ingredients into the slow cooker and let it do its thing!

I was inspired to make this recipe by my grandmother’s apple fritter bread. She used to make it every Thanksgiving, and it was always a hit. I wanted to make a version that was just as delicious, but with a healthier twist. I swapped out some of the sugar for apple sauce and added some ground flaxseed for added nutrition. I also used whole wheat pastry flour instead of all-purpose flour, and the result was a delicious and nutritious loaf that my whole family loves!

So, if you’re looking for a snack that’s delicious, nutritious, and easy to make, you’ve got to try this slow cooker French apple fritter bread. Trust me, it’s sure to become a family favorite!

Tip 1: If you don’t have whole wheat pastry flour, you can substitute all-purpose flour.
Tip 2: If you want to make the bread even healthier, you can substitute some of the dark brown sugar with honey or maple syrup.
Tip 3: For a sweeter bread, you can add 1/4 cup of raisins or dried cranberries.
Tip 4: For an extra crunch, sprinkle some chopped walnuts or pecans on top of the bread before baking.

A round loaf of freshly-baked slow cooker French apple fritter bread, cut in half and revealing its soft, fluffy interior.

Nutritious Slow Cooker French Apple Fritter Bread

Slow cooker French apple fritter bread is a delicious and nutritious snack that’s perfect for any occasion!
Cook Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine French
Servings 8


  • Slow cooker or Instant Pot, large bowl, whisk, wooden spoon


  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 0.5 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon baking soda
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 0.25 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 0.25 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 0.75 cup apple sauce
  • 0.5 cup dark brown sugar
  • 0.25 cup melted butter
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup diced apples


  • Grease the slow cooker with butter or cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the ground flaxseed, applesauce, dark brown sugar, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon until just combined.
  • Fold in the diced apples.
  • Pour the batter into the greased slow cooker and spread it out evenly.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2.5 hours or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let the bread cool for 10 minutes before serving.


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