Lower-Fat Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread

Recipe by BusyB
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and remaining 1 cup of sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, combine buttermilk, egg, applesauce, and oil. Stir into dry ingredients JUST until combined. (Do not overmix.). (If you do not have buttermilk, buttermilk substitutes work. I use lemon juice and milk method.).
  • Grease the bottom only of a 9-in.x 5-in.x 3-in. loaf pan.
  • Pour half of the batter into pan; sprinkle with half of the cinnamon-sugar mix.
  • Carefully spread with remaining batter and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar.
  • Swirl knife through batter.
  • Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • If desired, combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over bread.