Apple Cinnamon Bread

Apple cinnamon bread

Apple Cinnamon Bread
Recipe source: King Arthur Flour

4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp instant yeast
6 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp honey
2 large eggs beaten lightly (keep 1 tbsp aside mixed with 1 tsp water)
½ cup warm water
1 ½ tsp salt
¾ cup raisins
¾ cup diced apple

Egg wash (egg kept aside)
Cinnamon sugar (4-5 tbsp brown sugar mixed with 2 tbsp cinnamon powder)

Combine all ingredients (except egg wash and cinnamon sugar) by hand or in food processor bowl till you have smooth dough. Don’t add all water at once.
Keep the dough covered in an oiled bowl for 1-2 hrs till doubled in size.
Gently deflate the dough and transfer to a lightly oiled surface.
Roll the dough to a long rope with narrow ends.
Coil and place in a lightly oiled round baking pan.
Brush egg wash on the bread and sprinkle cinnamon sugar liberally. Keep aside to proof for 1 hr.

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Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius during the last 15 mins of proofing.
Place the baking tray with the bread on another baking tray and place in the oven. (This way bottom will not brown too fast).
Bake for 20 mins and then cover lightly with a piece of aluminum foil and bake again for 15 -20 mins.
Remove the bread and place on a rack to cool completely.
Slice and serve


Apple Cinnamon Loaf

Apple Cinnamon Loaf

Apple Cinnamon Loaf
Recipe source: Celeste

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 ½ tsp cinnamon powder
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup white sugar
½ cup butter
2 large eggs
½ cup milk
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 large apples, peeled and finely chopped

Mix brown sugar and cinnamon powder in a small bowl and keep aside.
In a large bowl, beat white sugar and butter for few minutes.
Add one egg at a time and beat well.
Add flour and baking powder and mix.
Add vanilla essence and milk and beat to combine well.
Grease a loaf pan and pour half of the batter.
Cover with half of the apples. Push slightly down with back of a spoon.
Sprinkle half of brown sugar mixture.
Pour rest of the batter on top.
Top with apples and remaining brown sugar mixture. Slightly push down with back of a spoon again.
Bake in a preheated oven at 160 degree for 40-50 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean when poked in the center of the cake.
Cool in the pan for 10 mins and invert on a wire rack to cool.
Tastes yum warm and cold.

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