• One batch of basic bread dough (see our basic bread dough recipe) made with 100% whole wheat flour OR 50% whole wheat and 50% white flour and 1 teaspoon salt risen once
  • 1 cup of apple butter
  • 1 spray of cooking spray


  • Punch down dough and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Gently pat out into a rectangle.
  • Spread approximately 1 cup of apple butter over ¾ of the patted-out dough leaving the uncovered part at one of the short ends
  • Gently roll up the dough like a jelly roll towards the uncovered end. Seal the seams and sides.
  • Place into a lightly sprayed 5 by 9-inch loaf pan and make sure that the open end is placed in the bottom of the loaf pan. Allow to rise until doubled in size
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and the loaf sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.
Apple Swirl Bread Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 Slice


12 servings


Add small pieces of diced up apples in the middle.