Famous Apple Fritter Bread
How to make Famous Apple Fritter Bread
2 large eggs
1 ½ tsp Vanilla extract
⅓ cup light brown sugar
⅔ cup granulated sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
½ cup butter, unsalted, softened
1 ½ cup flour
1 ¾ tsp baking powder
½ cup whole milk
1 large Granny Smith Apple, peeled and diced
1 tbsp granulated Sugar
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 cup Confectioners Sugar
¼ cup milk
Preheat the oven to 350*
In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon and the brown sugar
Grease a 9 inch loaf pan with a non stick spray
Add the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat until smooth
Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition
Add in the vanilla extraction another bowl combine the flour and the baking powder and then gradually add it into the butter mixture
Add the milk and mix until smooth
Pour half of this batter into the prepared loaf pan
Place half of the apples over the batter
Sprinkle with half of the brown sugar and cinnamon mixture
Lightly press the apples into the batter
Pour the remaining batter over the apple layer, Top with the remaining apples and brown sugar mixture
Using a knife, swirl the brown sugar mixture into the apples
Place into the oven and bake for 40 to 50 minutes, when a toothpick comes out clean, the bread is done
Remove the bread from the oven, let sit for 10 minutes
Turn the bread out onto a wire rack
In a small bowl combine the Confectioners Sugar and the milk, be sure to remove all lumps
Drizzle the glaze over the top of the Apple Fritter Bread
YIELD: 12 SERVING SIZE: 1
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 261 | TOTAL FAT: 9g | SATURATED FAT: 5g | TRANS FAT: 0g | UNSATURATED FAT: 3g | CHOLESTEROL: 53mg | SODIUM: 93mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 42g | FIBER: 1g | SUGAR: 29g | PROTEIN: 3g
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use a different type of apple for this recipe?
Yes, you can use other varieties of apples besides Granny Smith.
However, Granny Smith apples are popular due to their tartness which provides a nice contrast to the sweetness of the bread.
Other crisp apples like Honeycrisp or Fuji can also work well.
Can I make this recipe gluten-free?
Yes, you can experiment with gluten-free flour blends as a substitute for the all-purpose flour.
Keep in mind that the texture and flavor may vary slightly from the original recipe.
Can I use a different type of glaze for the bread?
Certainly, you can customize the glaze to your liking.
Some alternatives include using a caramel drizzle, a cream cheese glaze, or even a simple dusting of powdered sugar.
Can I add nuts to the recipe?
Absolutely, if you enjoy the crunch and flavor of nuts, you can add chopped walnuts or pecans to the batter or sprinkle them on top before baking.
They would complement the apple and cinnamon flavors nicely.
How should I store the leftover bread?
To keep the bread fresh, store it in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2-3 days.
If you want to extend its shelf life, you can also store it in the refrigerator for about a week.
Can I use a different type of milk for the glaze?
Absolutely, you can use alternatives to cow’s milk for the glaze, such as almond milk, soy milk, or even coconut milk.
Just ensure that the milk is of a similar consistency to achieve the desired texture.
Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
Certainly, you can prepare the batter and assemble the bread ahead of time, but it’s recommended to bake it fresh for the best texture and flavor.
If needed, you can store the baked and cooled bread in an airtight container for a day or two before serving.
Can I adjust the amount of cinnamon in the recipe?
Yes, you can adjust the amount of cinnamon to your taste preferences.
If you’re particularly fond of cinnamon, you can increase the amount, or if you prefer a milder flavor, you can use less.
Can I freeze the Apple Fritter Bread?
Yes, you can freeze the bread for longer storage.
Once it’s completely cooled and glazed, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and then place it in an airtight freezer-safe container or bag.
Thaw the bread in the refrigerator before bringing it to room temperature or reheating it in the oven.