Apple Fritter Bread


Apple Fritter Bread

This country apple fritter bread is topped with an irresistible glaze.

Apple Fritter Bread
Apple Fritter Bread

If you're a fan of Amish friendship bread, cinnamon bread, and other similar treats, you are going to go crazy for apple fritter bread. This delicious quick bread recipe doesn't require yeast or any kind of special starter, so it comes together in no time. In addition to being easy to make, this bread also tastes incredible. It's light, fluffy, and full of cinnamon flavor. Fresh Honeycrisp apples provide the perfect sweet crunch, and an indulgent drizzle of glaze takes the whole thing to the next level. You won't even mind reaching for an extra napkin, because this apple fritter bread is so good.

Preparation Time30 min

Cooking Time1 hr


  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Honeycrisp apples, chopped, mixed with 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • For the Glaze
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk (more or less depending on thickness of glaze wanted)

Apple Fritter Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with non-stick spray or line with foil and spray with non-stick spray to get out easily for slicing.

  2. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl. Set aside.

  3. In another large bowl, beat white sugar and butter together using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

  4. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until blended in; add vanilla extract.

  5. Combine flour and baking powder together, with a whisk, in another bowl and slowly add into butter mixture. Stir until blended.

  6. Mix milk into batter until smooth.

  7. Pour half the batter into the prepared loaf pan; add half the apple mixture, then half the brown sugar/cinnamon mixture.

  8. Lightly pat apple mixture into batter.

  9. Pour the remaining batter over apple layer and top with remaining apple mixture, then the remaining brown sugar/cinnamon mixture.

  10. Lightly pat apples into batter; swirl brown sugar mixture through apples using knife or spoon.

  11. Add sliced almonds on top.

  12. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of loaf comes out clean.

  13. To make glaze, mix powdered sugar and milk together until combined.

  14. Let cool for about 15 minutes before drizzling with glaze.

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YUM, YUM, YUM. This sweet and savory Apple Fritter Bread is absolutely divine. It has all the great flavors of the Fall season with the sweet crunch of the apples and almonds, all topped with the glorious powdered sugar glaze. This bread is easy to make and perfect for breakfast, or a sweet dessert at any time of the day.

Loved these. Super tasty and a perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Oh my gosh. I LOVED this apple fritter bread. I was delicious!

This was amazing - a perfect shareable treat. )

Delicious! I'm going to bring this to Thanksgiving this year

Good and gooey! The chunks of apples justify this as a "healthy" snack in my mind:)

This bread was so good! It was sweet and soft, with a perfect apple flavor. My family would love this.

YUM! This was a tasty afternoon treat. I love how the apples still have a little bit of crunch to them. This bread is a great balance of tangy and sweet!


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