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Apple Fritter Bread

Adapted from Flour Me with Love
Course: Dessert
Author: Dan from Platter Talk


  • for the dough
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 package dry active yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 stick
  • for the filling
  • 6 apples peeled and diced into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • for the glaze
  • 1 tablespoon butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 9" x 5" loaf pan
  • Combine filling ingredients in skillet and cook over medium high heat, stir until thickened then set aside to cool.
  • Using small sauce pan, heat milk until it scalds then remove from heat.
  • Add butter and stir until melted then set aside to cool
  • Combine flour, yeast, and brown sugar in mixer bowl.
  • Add water, egg, and milk and butter mixture
  • Using dough hook, mix thoroughly then knead for an additional five minutes.
  • On a well floured surface, roll dough into rectangle.
  • Evenly distribute filling on top of dough and spread to edges.
  • Cut dough into even squares, in approximately 5"x5" squares.
  • Carefully stack prepared squares onto each other, forming four separate piles.
  • Place piles, stacked on their sides, into prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake 45-50 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes and remove from pan.
  • Combine glaze ingredients in small mixing bowl and mix with a hand mixer until a creamy consistency is achieved.
  • Pour glaze on top of apple fritter bread and allow to set for a few minutes.
  • Cut slices, or pull pieces apart and enjoy.