Cinnamon crumble apple bread is fall baking at its finest. All the delicious flavors of fall, but so much easier than a pie and perfect to share!
It’s time for our next edition of my Quick Bread of the Month series! The grocery stores are selling fresh apples by the bag and our CSA has included a few, so… it’s officially apple season! How better to celebrate the arrival of fall than with some cinnamon crumble-topped apple bread?
I love fall. I love the cooler weather (finally! No sweating profusely walking to work in the morning!). I love the return of football (and especially fantasy football). I especially love fall baking — fresh loves of bread, pies in the oven, muffins and quick breads galore. But what I don’t love? The lack of delicious summer produce. Fall is hard for seasonal eating. There’s only so many sweet potatoes and squash I can handle. I like pumpkin, but not in the OMG PUMPKIN EVERYTHING craze kind of a way. And I can generally take or leave apples.
Unless they’re baked into a perfectly sweet and moist, extra cinnamon-y, crumble-topped quick bread, that is. Then I’ll gladly take all the apples. This apple bread has all those delicious flavors of an apple pie, except it’s a quick bread. Which means it’s, you know, quick. And easy. It’s also much more portable than a pie and perfect to share. It also makes your entire house smell just like fall. Aaaaaaaah.