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Gluten Free Cinnamon Apple Bread with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Author: Mia Zarlengo
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert

Description

The best gluten free cinnamon apple bread ever!


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Ingredients

  • 1 + 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup oat flour 
  • 1/3 cup tapioca starch (aka tapioca flour)
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced into small pieced (Gala or Honeycrisp is best!)

For the cream cheese frosting:

  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup softened cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon, to taste 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a loaf pan with parchment paper (tip: spray the loaf pan first to help the parchment lay flatly). 
  2. In a large bowl whisk the almond flour, oat flour, tapioca starch, coconut sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and powder, and sea salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the remaining wet ingredients together, then mix into the dry ingredients until a smooth batter forms. Fold in the peeled and diced apples.
  4. Pour batter into your lined loaf pan and bake for 50-55 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean (a few moist crumbs are fine; I baked mine for 53 minutes).
  5. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then lift the loaf carefully by the parchment paper to transfer to a cooling rack. Allow to cool completely before slicing, as the bread continues to cook a bit while cooling. 
  6. For the frosting, whisk all ingredients until smooth. Spread onto the loaf once it has cooled. Serve and enjoy!