This Apple Cranberry Bread with Streusel would make a great addition to your breakfast table. They even would make great holiday gifts!
How is your week going? Getting ready for turkey day? I'm sure you are all thinking about your main course but what about breakfast? You probably don't want to fuss too much so having some quick breads on hand are a perfect alternative. This Apple Cranberry Bread is sweet, extremely moist and just the right amount of spice. Not only are these great to have on hand but would also make a great holiday or hostess gift. So let's get your baking on! Are you with me?
Apparently we liked this so much that I need to make a couple more loaves as these disappeared rather fast. I would cut a slice, then kept going back for a little more, and a little more. I wasn't alone either, the DIY Guy was doing the same!
- ½ cup packed light brown sugar
- ¼ cup flour
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 4 tablespoons cold butter diced
- ½ cup old fashioned oats
- 3 cups peeled, cored and chopped apples
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon ginger
- ½ teaspoon nutmeg
- ¾ cup chopped fresh cranberries
- 1 stick melted butter
- ½ cup applesauce (not sweetened)
- ½ cup sour cream
- ½ cup packed light brown sugar
- ½ cup sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Preheat the oven to 325 and coat two 4 ½x8 ½" loaf pans with nonstick spray
- Make the streusel by whisking together the brown sugar, flour and 2 teaspoon cinnamon then cut in the cold butter with a pastry blender. When it becomes pea size add in oats by hand and then chill until ready to use
- Make the bread by tossing the apples with 1 tbl sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, 2 teaspoon cinnamon, baking soda, salt, ginger and nutmeg. Toss the apples and cranberries into flour mixture.
- Form a well then in a separate bowl combine the melted butter, applesauce, sour cream, ½ cup brown sugar, ½ cup sugar, eggs and vanilla.
- Pour wet ingredients into the flour well and mix until just all incorporated
- Divide the batter between the pans and top each with half the streusel.
- Bake until toothpick comes out clean about 50-60 minutes.
- Let cool 20 minutes then remove from pans
- Cool completely before cutting.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 299Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 294mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 2gSugar: 22gProtein: 5g
Nutritional information provided is computer-generated and only an estimate. You may want to do your own research with the ingredients listed if you have concerns about health or specific diets.
A couple other quick breads you might enjoy:
I've got your breakfast covered! Enjoy!
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