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Maple Apple Bread on a white and green plate on a white wood background

Maple Apple Bread

  • Author: Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 Slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Maple Apple Bread is chock full of apple chunks, lovely spices a moist crumb and a thick maple glaze. This easy recipe will be your new favorite quick bread. 



Apple Bread

  • 250 Grams (2 cups) All-Purpose Flour
  • 50 Grams (1/2 cup) quick oats
  • 150 Grams (3/4 cup) Brown Sugar
  • 50 Grams (1/4 cup) Granulated Sugar
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cloves & salt
  • 1/4 tsp allspice & nutmeg
  • 2 Large Eggs, at room temp.
  • 4oz (1/2 cup) Greek Yogurt
  • 5.5oz (2/3 cup) Milk
  • 2.5oz (1/3 cup)Vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large apples, cut into small chunks

Crumble Topping

  • 63 Grams (1/2 cup) All-Purpose Flour
  • 50 Grams (1/4 cup) Brown Sugar
  • 4oz (8 tbsp) Unsalted Butter, at room temp.
  • 25 Grams (1/4 cup) quick oats
  • Pinch cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves

Maple Glaze

  • 135 Grams (1 heaping cup) powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 1 tbsp hot water


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and heavily grease a 9X5 loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together flour, quick oats, sugars, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl mix together eggs, greek yogurt, milk, oil, and vanilla. Slowly mix in dry ingredients, just until no flour streaks remain. Fold in apple chunks.

Crumble Topping

  1. To make the topping in a medium bowl mix flour, brown sugar, butter, oats, a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  2. Fill the loaf pan with the batter and sprinkle crumble topping on. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in comes out clean. Place on wire rack to cool.

Maple Glaze

  1. In a small bowl mix together powdered sugar, maple syrup, maple extract and hot water. If too thin add a tsp of water at a time to reach desired consistency. Drizzle on top of bread, let sit for 20 minutes before slicing so the glaze can set.

Keywords: maple apple recipe, moist apple bread, fall baking, maple glaze

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