Apple Cinnamon Quick Bread Recipe

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

Recipe Details

Apple Cinnamon Quick Bread Recipe

Active 20 mins
Total 60 mins
Serves 6 to 8 servings


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

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

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

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
342 Calories
16g Fat
47g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 342
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 252mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 89mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)