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Apple Harvest Oatmeal Bread

Apple Harvest Oatmeal Bread

Apple harvest oatmeal bread is bolstered with whole-grains and warm autumnal spices. Moist and hearty with big apple flavor, this bread is nutritious enough for breakfast yet feels decadent enough to be dessert.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 slices


  • Cooking spray
  • ½ cup quick-cooking oats
  • ¾ cup Silk Unsweetened Cashewmilk
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup neutral oil vegetable, canola, or sunflower/safflower
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp. apple pie spice
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • Topping optional:
  • 3 Tbsp. quick-cooking oats
  • 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. cold butter cut into small pieces


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Place oats and cashewmilk in a bowl; stir to combine. Let stand 20 minutes.
  • Whisk applesauce, eggs, maple syrup, brown sugar, oil, and vanilla in a large bowl. Stir in oat mixture. Set aside.
  • Whisk together flour, apple pie spice, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a bowl. Add flour mixture to applesauce mixture; whisk just until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • For topping, combine oats, brown sugar, and butter in a small bowl. Mix with your fingers until mixture is crumbly. Scatter overtop of bread batter.
  • Bake at 350°F until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Remove bread from pan; cool completely. Cut into 12 slices.