Apple Butter Bread

Fall is creeping upon us.  Although it’s not coming fast enough for me. It is still 90 degrees and miserably hot!

I wanted to make something with what is remaining of my homemade apple butter. You know, because I’m planning on making more come apple season.

So I found an Apple Butter Bread recipe to try. It was a hit! Actually, it made me wish for Fall all the more. It’s full of Fall flavors and so comforting with a cup of coffee. Or however, you would eat it.

Next, I’m baking my Pumpkin Bread. Don’t tell, but I also bake it all year. Yes, I know I have a problem with all things Fall, pumpkin and Christmas.

Try our Pumpkin Muffins!

Apple Butter Bread

Apple Butter Bread sliced on a wire rack

Who doesn’t love apple butter? Ok, so maybe one person out there doesn’t but in my house we love it! So why not incorporate it into a bread. Or cake.

apple butter bread batter in a white bowl

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9 X 5 loaf pan with baking spray.

In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and half of the buttermilk. Beat until smooth.

In another bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

Add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in the bowl. Beat, and then add the rest of the buttermilk. Beat again, and then add the rest of the flour mixture. Beat until just combined.

Stir in the apple butter until the batter is an even color.

baked apple butter bread in a loaf pan

Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.

Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

icing being drizzled over the bread on a wire rack

Let the cake cool and turn it out of the pan before glazing.

To make the glaze mix together the juice and powdered sugar until smooth. Drizzle the glaze over the top of the cake and let it run down the sides.

Allow the glaze to set.

Apple Butter Bread sliced on a wire rack

Slice and eat. That’s it. We hope you enjoy this, we certainly did!

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Apple Butter Bread Recipe

Apple Butter Bread

Apple Butter Bread – Full of Fall flavors, moist and so scrumptious.
3.62 from 13 votes
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Course: Bread, cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, apple butter, bread, cake, fall, loaf, quick bread
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 352kcal
Author: DSTR

Ingredients

For the Bread

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup apple butter

For the Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice water or milk is ok too

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9 X 5 loaf pan with baking spray.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Add the eggs and half of the buttermilk. Beat until smooth.
  • In another bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
  • Add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients in the bowl. Beat, and then add the rest of the buttermilk. Beat again, and then add the rest of the flour mixture. Beat until just combined.
  • Stir in the apple butter until the batter is an even color.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake 55-65 minutes, checking the center with a toothpick that comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool and turn it out of the pan before glazing.

Glaze

  • To make the glaze mix together the juice and powdered sugar until smooth. Drizzle the glaze over the top of the cake and let it run down the sides. Let the glaze set, slice, and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 378IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg

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15 Comments

  1. Oh I bet this is yummy! And yes, drizzle. I always add a drizzle to my zucchini bread. Just gives it that extra deliciousness! Thanks for sharing the recipe with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  2. This looks delicious! I love apple butter this time of year. I will have to try making this πŸ™‚ Thanks for linking up ot This is How We Roll linky party!5 stars

  3. Excellent! I did reduce the sugar by 50% and made half a recipe of the glaze, using milk and 1 T. orange. My spouse said, β€œThis is one to make again.” Thank you for sharing.5 stars

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