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.
APPLE BREAD BATTER
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.