Rhubarb Apple Bread

rhubarb apple bread Dessert
Rhubarb Apple Bread
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 1

A yummy, sweet quick bread filled with tart rhubarb and crunchy apples. Perfect with ice cream for a summer dessert! Recipe by


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped rhubarb (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped apples (about 1 medium apple)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar mixed with 1 teaspoon cinnamon for topping (optional)


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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • 3
    In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix eggs on medium speed using paddle attachment until well-whisked, about 30 seconds. Add oil, applesauce and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined. Add sugars and beat until smooth.
  • 4
    Add in the flour mixture in two additions, mixing on low speed between each addition. Gently fold in rhubarb and apple and pour into a lightly greased 8 x 4-inch loaf pan. Optional: Top batter with cinnamon/sugar topping.
  • 5
    Bake for about 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool 10 minutes in loaf pan before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.

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