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5 from 3 votes

Apple Crumb Bread with Maple Caramel Sauce

A delicious moist Apple Crumb Bread, perfect anytime. Serve plain or with a drizzle of Homemade Maple Caramel Sauce. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple bread from scratch, homemade apple crumb bread
Servings: 15 slices
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen



  • 2 cups cake flour**
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter (salted, room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup milk (room temperature)
  • 2 apples (peeled and chopped medium size)

**Homemade Cake Flour - for every 1 cup of all purpose flour remove 2 tablespoons of flour and replace with 2 tablespoons of corn starch, sift 2-3 times to combine well.

    Room temperature - remove from fridge 30 minutes before using.


      • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
      • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
      • 1/3 cup brown sugar
      • 2 tablespoons cold butter


      • Pre-heat oven to 350F (180C), grease and flour an 8 inch loaf pan.
      • Chop apples (small or medium size depending on what you like) and stir in 1 tablespoon of lemon juice - keeps the apples from turning brown) and set aside.


      • In a medium bowl whisk together the cake flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.  Set aside.
      • In a large bowl on medium speed cream the butter and sugar, approximately 2-3 minutes, add the egg and continue beating until fluffy for approximately 4-5 minutes.
      • Beat the dry ingredients alternately with the milk into the egg mixture (beating between each addition).  Fold the chopped apples into the batter.
      • Spoon the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle with the crumb topping.  Bake for approximately 40-45 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean.  Let cool completely before drizzling with Maple Caramel Sauce.


      • In a small bowl mix together the cinnamon, flour and sugar, cut in the butter until you have coarse crumbs.  Sprinkle on loaf before baking.


      Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.4mg