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Cinnamon Apple Mini Loaves

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Cinnamon Apple Mini Loaves

Cinnamon Apple Mini Loaves

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Mini loaves are great for gift giving because they are small and you can give each person on your gift list 2 or 3 different mini loaves. Cinnamon apple mini loaves smell and taste delicious. The loaves are also very easy to make - perfect for beginners.

Yield: 3 mini loaves

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2/3 cup butter, chilled
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large baking apple, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten


  1. Grease 3 mini loaf pans. Preheat oven 350 degrees F.

  2. In large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Cut butter into thin slices and add to bowl. Break butter into mixture with fingers until mixture is crumbly. Stir in brown sugar. Add chopped apple, milk, and eggs. Stir. Batter should be thick but not dry. If necessary, add more milk, a tablespoon at a time.

  3. Scrape batter into three greased mini loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until done. Turn loaves out and let cool on rack.
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