breakfast/ desserts

Vegan Apple Pie Bread

This bread has apples and it’s vegan and refined sugar free, so…basically it’s a salad. 

This vegan apple pie bread is so damn good, it just happens to be vegan AND refined sugar free! I am so totally obsessed with this bread, I had to make people take a few loaves from my home so that I did not devour it all by myself. This is a one bowl, tastes just like apple pie, insanely delicious vegan quick bread. Tis the season to get yo’ apple on!

I did a poll recently on Instagram asking if people were into me doing more pumpkin recipes or apple recipes? The response was overwhelmingly in the favor of apples! So here we have one of the easiest things you can make with apples, and one of the greatest! P.S. I didn’t even peel my apples because I am that lazy. 

The sweetness in this bread comes in the form of maple syrup and apple sauce(which doubles as an egg replacer). I think it is just right! Obviously you get a bit of sweetness from the chopped apples themselves. I like to eat mine warm with a little vegan butter and maple syrup drizzled on top! HOT DAMN!

This vegan apple pie bread is not only easy, it is mostly ingredients you may already have on hand! Have a fall event to attend? Throw this bad boy together and you will be a baked goods hero! Also perfect for a quick Thanksgiving snack or dessert! 

Vegan Apple Pie Bread will be a new fall favorite for you! Get a nice bag of apples and bake a bunch of loaves. You will want more than one, I promise. If you give some to other people, they may want to be your friend. Or you can bribe them to leave you alone, whatever your preference is. 

Vegan Apple Pie Bread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins

One bowl and 10 ingredients will make you the most delicious vegan and refined sugar free treat that tastes just like apple pie!

Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 Loaf
Author: Lauren Hartmann
  • 1/2 C. Vegan butter, room temperature I used Earth Balance
  • 1/2 C. Maple syrup
  • 1/2 C. Apple sauce
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 C. All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 tsp. Apple pie spice
  • 1/4 C. Almond milk or non-dairy milk of choice
  • 2 Large Apples, chopped I used Granny Smith
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

  2. In a large mixing bowl, using a hand mixer or stand mixer. Combine the vegan butter and maple syrup. 

  3. Now add the apple sauce and vanilla. Stir together until combined. 

  4. Now sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and apple pie spice. 

  5. Begin stirring and adding the almond milk at the same time. Stir scraping down the sides as needed until fully combined. 

  6. Now fold in the chopped apples. 

  7. Next, spray a bread pan with non stick spray. Pour the batter into the pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 

  8. Let cool before slicing. Serve plain, with vegan butter and maple syrup or whatever your heart desires. It's good bread, my friend. 


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  • Reply
    October 12, 2017 at 7:07 pm

    Can it be made with gluten free flour?

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      October 12, 2017 at 7:11 pm

      Yes, I think gluten free all purpose flour would work! I would just add 1/2 tsp of xanthan gum as well.

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    May 18, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Can you use coconut oil instead of butter?

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      May 18, 2018 at 3:08 pm

      Yes, I think that would work fine!

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    May 23, 2018 at 10:13 pm

    can I use almond flour instead of regular flour?

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      May 23, 2018 at 10:33 pm

      You should be able to, you may want to use some xanthan gum and/or more apple sauce for binding. I hope that helps!

  • Reply
    May 30, 2018 at 2:20 am

    What kind apples did you use?!
    Thank you!

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      May 30, 2018 at 1:52 pm

      I used Granny Smith, but any kind would do. If you want something sweeter, that would work. I just like the tangy green ones for desserts.

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    Ashley Odom
    May 31, 2018 at 1:00 am

    I baked this today, and it was delish! It was very moist, and not too sweet, which was nice. The whole family loved it too. They suggested I add pecans next time. Thank you for sharing such a great recipe!

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      May 31, 2018 at 5:33 pm

      That is so wonderful to hear! I’m glad you liked it!

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    N L
    September 9, 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Sounds delicious! What spices are in Apple pie spice?

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      September 9, 2018 at 10:14 pm

      Usually cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger!

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    September 15, 2018 at 7:26 am

    I’m baking this right now, and boy does it smell great- think it’s going to be a keeper and definitely a family favorite! Thank you for the recipe 😝

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    September 17, 2018 at 12:09 am

    5 minutes to go and then another few more minutes to cool down and then finally this amazing smelling loaf πŸ™‚ will be in my very happy belly πŸ™‚ thank you for all your amazing recipes!!

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    September 25, 2018 at 7:44 am

    Is the apple sauce used in place of eggs?? If so would an egg replacer work??

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      September 25, 2018 at 3:34 pm

      Yes, the applesauce is used as an egg replacer. So, you could use an egg replacer, it just won’t have as much of an apple flavor, but would still taste great!

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    Kathleen @ Produce On Parade
    September 26, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    I made this last week and it was awesome! My mom and husband loved it!

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    October 9, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Can this be out in freezer after baked?

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      October 10, 2018 at 1:13 pm

      Yes, you should be able to freeze this bread after baking!

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    October 17, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    This was sooo delicious! I had an issue after the recommended baking time & temp, it was still gooey in the center. I used a metal loaf pan. Any ideas or suggestions? Thank you 😊

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      October 17, 2018 at 10:31 pm

      I’m glad you liked it! Your oven may just run a little lower than mine. I would just recommend making sure you bake it until a toothpick comes out of the center clean. You may just have to bake it a bit longer!:)

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    October 18, 2018 at 12:34 pm

    How do you make apple sauce? Is it just purΓ©ed apples? I’ve not seen it here in the UK x

    • Reply
      Lauren Hartmann
      October 18, 2018 at 1:57 pm

      I’m sorry, it is really common in the U.S, I didn’t realize it wasn’t available in the UK. It is cooked apples that are then pureed. The apple sauce is used as an egg replacer, and for flavor. However,if you don’t want to have to make apple sauce, you could use a different egg replacer, it just won’t have as much apple flavor. A mashed banana would work, or a flax egg. I hope that helps!

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