Easy Apple Cinnamon Bread (Delicious Potato Apple Bread)

  Jun 9, 2020  |  #Baked Goods

Apple Cinnamon Bread is the best cinnamon apple bread recipe around. It’s a combination of a tasty potato bread with an apple cinnamon loaf. It’s fluffy and moist, and is ready in under an hour. 

Apple cinnamon bread on gray napkin | Bucket List Tummy

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I’m no stranger to the game of sweet potatoes, but I feel like it’s easy to neglect white potatoes. While they may get a bad rap in the nutrition world, they are a very nutrient-dense, healthy carbohydrate choice.

And I may be surprising you by saying that they make a lovely addition to this moist apple cinnamon bread!

Yes, this apple cinnamon loaf is made using potatoes, making it a delicious whole wheat potato bread recipe. 

Apple cinnamon loaf bread cut into slices on white plate

Since I had so much success and deliciousness with my healthy sweet potato bread, I figured I would test my hand at a white post bread recipe as a post-workout snack.

What Else In This Apple Cinnamon Loaf?

Here are the wholesome ingredients we’re using to make this tasty apple cinnamon quick bread. 

  • potatoes
  • apples
  • coconut oil
  • greek yogurt
  • whole wheat flour
  • oats (you can grind your own in a blender or buy this)
  • egg
  • maple syrup (my favorite brand to pair with apples)
  • cinnamon 
  • baking powder
  • baking soda

Homemade Apple Potato Bread cut into slices on gray napkin | www.bucketlisttummy.com

If you wanted a gluten free potato bread recipe, you could use a combination of oat flour and a gluten free flour. I did not test this tough.

I know what you’re thinking….Potatoes in Bread??

Absolutely! They add a whole new dimension to the texture.

How To Make Homemade Apple Potato Bread

Making this potato apple bread is very easy. 

  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease 9×5 bread pan.
  • Mix egg, mashed potatoes, coconut oil, greek yogurt and maple syrup. Whisk.
  • In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients (flour through baking soda).
  • Mix wet into dry ingredients, adding in chopped apples last. 
  • Bake for 47-50 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

Is Potato Bread Healthy?

Because people have a skewed view of potatoes in general, they tend to think a potato bread recipe may not be the healthiest. 

In fact, this apple quick bread recipe with potatoes is very well-balanced. There is ample fiber and carbohydrates from the oats, potatoes and whole wheat flour, plus protein, calcium, and probiotics from the yogurt. 

Plus, provide several nutrients, like potassium, Vitamin C and B-Vitamins, which help produce energy you need to perform your best. 

Sliced Homemade Apple Potato Bread | Bucket List Tummy

Tips for Making Apple Cinnamon Bread: 

  • The best apples for baking are firm tart and firm sweet apples. They produce a moist apple loaf, like in this recipe. I like gala, fuji or granny smith, but choose your favorites!
  • To store this homemade apple cinnamon bread, let it cool completely and store in an airtight container or ziplock bag for up to two days. You can also refrigerate it, and it will last up to 4-5 days.
  • This whole wheat potato bread with apples tastes great with peanut butter slathered on. Butter or nutella would also be delicious!

apple cinnamon potato bread with peanut butter | www.bucketlisttummy.com

Can You Freeze This Cinnamon Apple Bread Recipe?

Yes, this cinnamon apple bread recipe works great for freezing, so later you can thank yourself. 

Once it cools completely, place in a freezer-friendly bag or plastic wrap. I like to pre-slice it ahead of time and freeze in a few different bags for easy reheating.

To reheat, let thaw before serving, or heat up in the microwave or toaster. Slather with butter or peanut butter. Enjoy!

Apple Cinnamon Bread (An Easy Potato Bread Recipe)

Apple Cinnamon Bread (An Easy Potato Bread Recipe)

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 58 minutes

Apple Cinnamon Bread is the best cinnamon apple bread recipe around. It's a combination of a tasty potato bread with an apple cinnamon loaf. It's fluffy and moist, and is ready in under an hour. 



  1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. To a small bowl, add the egg, mashed potatoes, coconut oil, greek yogurt and maple syrup to a bowl. Whisk until combined.
  3. To another bowl, add flour, oat flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Mix the dry into the wet ingredients, folding the apples in last.
  4. Pour into loaf pan and bake for 47-50 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing.

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27 responses to “Easy Apple Cinnamon Bread (Delicious Potato Apple Bread)

  1. Whoooooaaaa. Now this is new. Maybe I’ve been craving so many white potatoes lately because my body knows its needing sustained energy for my show – huh. Didn’t know that about potassium, either.
    Did you mash the whole potato or did you leave some chunks whole?

    1. YES, that makes total sense! Your show requires so much energy. The potassium fact is pretty cool, isn’t it? Not that I could ever leave my beloved bananas, but potatoes are superstars too! I mashed the potatoes completely, but chunks may be a good addition if you like that texture.

  2. Hmm I love the cinnamon apple bread-but I am a weirdo who has never liked regular potatoes. I wonder if it could be replaced with sweet potato or butternut squash?

    1. You don’t really taste the potatoes at all! But if you want to, you could certainly use sweet potatoes but it may change the flavor a little bit since they are a little stronger.

  3. THIS looks AMAZING and so perfect for pre or post workout. I love how you power packed it with all the wonderfulness of the white potato. It sounds so delicious. Pinning on ‘Recipes to Try Soon.’

  4. This looks delicious, I love the big chunks of apple! Can’t remember the last time I had a potato bread but this sounds perfect for St. Patrick’s Day next month. Happy Meatless Monday!

  5. I did not know they won in the potassium level contest!!! I crave carbs after a hard workout or run. My trainer helps more people with weight loss than anything else so she likes to harp at me about my night time carbs. Which I do tend to eat more than I should have.
    But I have changed her way of thinking when she started running. She had to up her calories and carbs to fuel. she was losing muscle trying to compensate!

  6. Sarah, the apple potato bread seems ideal for running with carbs and potassium. Seeing the peanut butter on spread on top looks really tempting!

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