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Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread

A yummy recipe for Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread loaded with fresh apples and swirls of cinnamon and brown sugar.

Ingredients

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  • Cinnamon Filling
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Apple Filling
  • 2 apples (about 2 cups peeled, cored and diced)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Bread
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Glaze
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Prepare Cinnamon Filling
  4. In a small bowl mix brown sugar, butter and cinnamon until combined. Set aside.
  5. Prepare Apple Filling
  6. In a small bowl toss apples with flour and sugar and set aside.
  7. Prepare Bread
  8. In a medium bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  9. Using an electric mixer cream butter and sugar.
  10. Stir in eggs one at a time then milk and vanilla.
  11. Gradually add in flour mixture until combined.
  12. Fold in apples.
  13. Pour batter evenly in prepared loaf pan.
  14. Dollop mounds of cinnamon filling on top of bread.
  15. Using a kitchen knife swirl filling in bread.
  16. Bake on center rack for about 55-60 minutes until cake tester inserted into the center of bread comes out clean.
  17. Remove from oven and set on a cooling rack to cool completely.
  18. Prepare Glaze
  19. In a small bowl mix confectioners sugar and milk until creamy. Drizzle over bread.