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5 from 2 votes
Gluten Free Maple Cinnamon Applesauce Bread
A low fat and low sugar gluten free quick bread that is flavored with cinnamon and maple and topped with a cinnamon sugar topping.
Course: Bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Kristen Duke
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar divided
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or maple extract
  • 1 3/4 cup King Arthur brand gluten free multi-purpose baking mix not all-purpose flour*
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease and lightly flour a medium sized loaf pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs. Add applesauce, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, melted butter, and vanilla or maple extract. Whisk together until smooth.
  3. In a separate smaller mixing bowl, sift together gluten free flour*, baking powder, baking soda, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, salt, and xanthan gum. Add dry mixture to wet mixture and mix with a wooden spoon or spatula until combined.
  4. Pour batter into greased and floured loaf pan. Mix together remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar and teaspoon of cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over top of batter.
  5. Bake loaf at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool pan on cooling rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and continue cooling.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

*If choosing to use another flour blend, check to see if the blend includes xanthan gum. If so, omit adding additional xanthan gum in the recipe.