Apple Cinnamon Quick Bread

A simple, not-too-sweet apple bread that's spiced with cinnamon and ginger.

Apple Cinnamon Quick Bread

About This Recipe

Active time:20 minutes
Total time:1 hour
This recipe appears in: Wake and Bake: Apple Cinnamon Quick Bread


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped Granny Smith apples, with peel, seeds, and core removed
  • 1 teaspoon butter, for greasing pan


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter an 5- by 10-inch loaf pan.

  2. 2

    In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, and salt.

  3. 3

    In a large bowl, beat eggs for 30 seconds with a fork. Add vanilla, 1/2 cup sugar, and brown sugar to the bowl. Stir until well combined. Whisk in vegetable oil.

  4. 4

    Add flour mixture to wet ingredients in two additions, mixing until just combined. Stir apples into batter until evenly distributed.

  5. 5

    Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and sprinkle with remaining one tablespoon sugar. Bake bread until golden and a cake tester comes out clean, about 40 minutes.


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