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Cinnamon Apple Sandwich Bread

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Lisa Kamolnick
Apple Cinnamon Sandwich Bread is tasty, made from from an all-purpose dough. Heat up a bread stone, fill up a loaf pan, and bake.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Rest 2 hrs
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf



  • Use a melon-sized piece of artisan bread dough.
  • Additional flour for rolling
  • Oil or butter for loaf pan
  • 1 TBSP water

Filling and Topping

  • 1 apple diced
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 6 TBSP sugar substitute e.g., Splenda or sugar
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg white



  • Core and dice apple.
  • Mix together sweetener and cinnamon in small bowl and set aside.


  • Lightly flour the top of the dough and cut about ¼ to ⅓ of the dough for a loaf, about the size of a melon. Flour surface of parchment paper, pizza peel or similar and place dough. Flour and roll out to about ¼-inch thick rectangle.
    Apple Cinnamon Bread at a glance.
  • Lay apples on dough. Reserve about a tablespoon of the cinnamon mixture. Sprinkle the rest of the mixture over the apples.
  • Press the mixture into the dough, stretching the dough if needed.
  • With the long edge of the rectangle facing you, roll from the side closest to you to the end of the dough. Roll gently if needed to help seal the roll. Place the rolled end down. Pinch and shape the ends similar to a baguette end. Then fold the rolled dough like a letter.
  • Set the loaf fold-side down into oiled or buttered loaf pan. (Use neutral flavored oil.) Cover with plastic wrap or flour sack cloth and let rest for about a 90 minutes, or proof in oven on proofing setting about 30 minutes.
  • Place baking stone in middle rack and preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Whisk egg white and water and brush with a pastry brush over the top of the loaf. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon mix over the top of the loaf. Run a serrated knife across the center of the bread lengthwise, about 1 to 1 ½ inches from edges of bread loaf.
  • Bake about 45 minutes until the loaf is brown and firm.
  • Transfer to a wire rack and remove the loaf.
  • Cool, slice and serve.
    Apple Cinnamon Bread


Serving Suggestions
Serve toasted as part of a breakfast or use in a sandwich. Would be great with ham or chicken, or a sweet-relish based chicken salad. Try creamy curried pumpkin soup as a side.  Use slices for French Toast.
Recipe Links
Artisan Bread Dough
Keyword apples, artisan bread, braided bread, cinnamon, sandwich bread, vegetarian