Whole Wheat Cinnamon Applesauce Bread {Freeezer-Friendly}

By Rachel Tiemeyer
October 30, 2017

Cinnamon Applesauce Bread. Easy to make, tasty, and freezer friendly.

Cinnamon and apples get me every time. Whether it’s Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal or Cinnamon Apple French Toast, I find it hard to resist this classically delicious combo in the fall.Cinnamon Applesauce Bread. Easy to make, tasty, and freezer friendly.

Although this sweet bread is made with 100% whole wheat (thanks to the light texture of the white whole wheat variety), it is still light, moist, and incredibly flavorful. Serve a slice warmed up with a little butter or cream cheese on top for breakfast or a snack.


Whole Wheat Cinnamon Applesauce Bread

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minute
  • Yield: 1 loaf of bread 1x
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Whole Wheat Cinnamon Applesauce bread is deliciousness by the slice. Prepare to fall in love.


  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/22 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla
  • 3/4 cup sugar (I use unrefined turbinado sugar)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil, applesauce, vanilla, and sugar.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mix and stir until combined. Do not overmix.
  4. Bake until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle, about 40-50 minutes in a glass loaf pan and 30-40 minutes in a metal loaf pan.
  5. Let cool slightly before slicing. Serving suggestion: smear a warm slice with butter. For a sweeter treat, sprinkle with more sugar and cinnamon.


Freezer Meal Instructions:

To Freeze: Bake and let bread cool completely. Wrap tightly in a few layers of foil and place in a gallon-sized freezer bag. Squeeze out all the air, seal, and freeze.

To Prepare From Frozen: Let bread thaw on the counter or in the fridge. Or you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.

Cinnamon Applesauce Bread. Easy to make, tasty, and freezer friendly.

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