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Healthy Sugar-Free Apple, Walnut, and Oatmeal Bread

Use just one apple to bake this healthy, sugar-free, dairy-free, moist, tender, and yummy bread for breakfast. You won't need any special tools to bake the bread.
Ingredients for apple, walnut, and oatmeal bread: eggs, canola oil, honey, vanilla, all-purpose four, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, clove, ginger, apple, oats, and walnut.

Ingredients for apple, walnut, and oatmeal bread: eggs, canola oil, honey, vanilla, all-purpose four, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, clove, ginger, apple, oats, and walnut.

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, you will want to start your day with this lovely apple, walnut, and oatmeal bread for breakfast. This moist and flavorful bread is also sugar-free and dairy-free, definitely a healthy treat for everyone in the family.

(1) Whisk all wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl. (2) Sift in all dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. (3) Add apple puree, oats, and chopped walnuts. (4) Pour the batter into a greased 9"x5" loaf pan and sprinkle the top with oats.

(1) Whisk all wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl. (2) Sift in all dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. (3) Add apple puree, oats, and chopped walnuts. (4) Pour the batter into a greased 9"x5" loaf pan and sprinkle the top with oats.

Ingredients for the bread

First, gather an apple, half a cup of oats, and half a cup of chopped walnuts.

Next are the wet ingredients. We will need large eggs, canola oil, honey, and vanilla extract.

And finally, the dry ingredients. We will need all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, clove, and ginger.

Bake the bread in a 350 Fahrenheit (180 Celsius) oven until golden brown for 55-60 minutes, or until a cake tester/toothpick comes out clean.

Bake the bread in a 350 Fahrenheit (180 Celsius) oven until golden brown for 55-60 minutes, or until a cake tester/toothpick comes out clean.

Prepare the batter and bake the bread

Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit (180 Celsius). Lightly grease a 9”x5” loaf pan.

Whisk all wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Sift in all dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Add apple puree, oats, and chopped walnuts, reserving 1 tablespoon of oats for decoration. Mix well.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan, sprinkle the top with the reserved oats. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown for 55-60 minutes, or until a cake tester/toothpick comes out clean.

Remove the pan from the oven and cool it on a wire rack. After 15 minutes, gently remove the bread from pan and cool completely.

Cool the bread in the pan for 15 minutes, then gently remove it from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Cool the bread in the pan for 15 minutes, then gently remove it from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Storing the bread

Store cooled bread in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week. Wrap the bread in several layers of saran plastic and store it in the freezer for up to 2 months.

The muffin alternative

Instead of a loaf pan, you can bake this bread in a standard 12-cup muffin pan. Bake at the same temperature for 25-30 minutes or until a cake tester/toothpick comes out clean.

Cut the apple, walnut, and oatmeal bread into 8 slices and serve.

Cut the apple, walnut, and oatmeal bread into 8 slices and serve.

Healthy Sugar-Free Apple, Walnut, and Oatmeal Bread

5.0 from 5 reviews

Author: Anita Jacobson

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Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 50 mins

Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins

Serves: 8

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Ingredients

  • Wet ingredients
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dry ingredients
  • 1 cup (120 gram) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (60 gram) whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • Other ingredients
  • 1 medium (~ 3/4 cup) any sweet variety apple, pureed
  • 1/2 cup (50 gram) oats
  • 1/2 cup (60 gram) walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit (180 Celsius). Lightly grease a 9"x5" loaf pan.
  2. Whisk all wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Sift in all dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Add apple puree, oats, and chopped walnuts, reserving 1 tablespoon of oats for decoration. Mix well.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, sprinkle the top with the reserved oats. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown for 50-55 minutes, or until a cake tester/toothpick comes out clean.
  4. Remove the pan from the oven and cool it on a wire rack. After 15 minutes, gently remove the bread from pan and cool completely.
  5. Store cooled bread in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week. Wrap the bread in several layers of saran plastic and store it in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Comments

  • Anjali Anjali says:

    This is the perfect fall recipe!! Not too sweet, with lots of warm spices - it turned out to be delicious!

  • Irina Irina says:

    Healthy recipes are a hit in our house, and this one is not an exception! Made this bread tonight: it is yummy and delicious! I will be making it again, for sure!

  • Luci Luci says:

    I love this apple, walnut, and oatmeal bread! It was a first for me to make, but it quickly became a favorite in my house! The flavors tie together so well and make for a perfect breakfast or snack!

  • Alexandra Alexandra says:

    Delicious recipe that is so easy to prepare - we loved the spice in the bread! Perfect to enjoy with a cup of coffee.

  • Christian Guzman Christian Guzman says:

    I'm so glad you posted this. I tried the muffin alternative and they're just the perfect size for grab and go. Sweet and delicious with just the right amount of crunch. Thank you!

  • mi2kho mi2kho says:

    Hi Anita, can I use bottled apple sauce instead of Apple puree?

    • Anita Anita says:

      Certainly, you can use 3/4 cup of bottled apple sauce.

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