GF Vegan Cinnamon Apple & Pear Bread (Vintage-Inspired)

October 12, 2020
The recipe was adapted from an ancient cookbook I found in a garage sale. It was written by hand with gorgeous pearl letter on yellow, moth chewed papers. The title of the original recipe was Dutch apple bread. I had at home a few apples and a poor pear that looked like it won't see tomorrow so I decided to add it to the bread as well. In my world apple and pear goes very well together. The best part is that your entire kitchen will smell like Cinnamon and homemade apple pie!
vegan cinnamon apple pear bread on a purple plate

GF Vegan Cinnamon Apple & Pear Bread (Vintage-Inspired)

Recipe Type: Breakfast Sweets
utensils YIELDS 10 servings
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  • 1 cup apple, finely diced
  • 1 cup pear, finely diced
  • 2 cups GF flour blend
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup plant based milk
  • 3 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
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1. Preheat oven to 180°C.

2. Meanwhile in a large mixing bowl stir dry ingredients together.

3. Mix in the remaining ingredients to form a batter, smooth into a greased baking tray, and bake 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the apple bread comes out mostly clean.

4. Let cool. I like to cover with a cloth overnight and serve the next day, because the flavor and texture are even better.

Leftovers can also be sliced and frozen. If desired, frost with your favorite icing or the simple glaze.

More vintage baking: Marguerite d’Anjou Pear Cake

Vegan Apple Pear Pandowdy (Vintage American Pie)

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Photo: Imola Toth

Imola is a Hatha and Ashtanga yoga teacher, tree planter and writer and editor of Raised by the Wolf, an online magazine for Wild Women, with a passion for exploring and life outdoors. Originally from Hungary but currently planting trees and rewilding the enchanting forests of France. Hop over to RBTW magazine, and blog and follow her on Instagram @yogiraisedbythewolf


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