Vegan Mofo: Apple Spice Loaf

14 Oct


Today was another beautiful fall day (unlike yesterday) and had me wanting to do something with the apples picked on my Thanksgiving adventure I had the other day. The first thing I thought of was an Apple Spice Loaf. I’m unsure why because I have never had such or loaf or if it even existed. So I looked around until I found one that sounded good and tweaked it to my liking.

Apple Spice Loaf

I ended up using my recipe for Cinnamon Swirl Loaf, and changed the streusal recipe to one I found in this recipe.  It was very good, it develops a bit of a crust over a tender and cake-like loaf. The streusal was wonderful and so easy to make too (you know how streusal can sometimes get too dry or too oily? well this one was just right).

Apple Spice Loaf

1 cup soymilk
1 tbs apple cider vinegar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup canola oil
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 soy yogurt (I used So Nice’s Orginal)

For the Apple-Cinnamon Streusal:

1 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup earth balance, melted
1 apple, peeled and diced

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a loaf pan.

1. In a small bowl, combine the soymilk and the apple cider vinegar. Set aside so it gets all nice and curdly.
2. In another small bowl, combine all of the streusal ingredients and set aside.
3. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
4. In a separate large bowl, beat together the canola oil, sugar and soy yogurt.
5. Add the flour mixture, along with the soymilk/vinegar to the sugar mixture in batches. (I did this in three batches)
6. Add 1/2 of the batter to loaf pan and then sprinkle with the Apple-Cinnamon Streusal. Add remaining of the batter and top with the remaining of the streusal.
7. Bake for 45-50 minutes until a toothpick or a knife is inserted into the loaf comes out clean.


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12 Responses to “Vegan Mofo: Apple Spice Loaf”

  1. Jes October 14, 2008 at 7:44 pm #

    I love the leaf picture–the colors are so vibrant! And the apple loaf sounds really good. Fall is so wonderful, isn’t it?

  2. bek October 14, 2008 at 9:33 pm #

    The leaf picture is absolutely gorgeous…And the apple loaf looks yum, yay for fall cooking!

  3. VeggieGirl October 14, 2008 at 9:58 pm #


  4. bex October 15, 2008 at 1:38 am #

    wow, this looks really good.

  5. Jeni Treehugger October 15, 2008 at 5:40 pm #

    Looks scrummy. I make a nice Spiced Apple Cake.

  6. Tofufreak October 15, 2008 at 9:43 pm #

    your apple spice loaf looks amazing!

  7. VancouverVegan October 15, 2008 at 11:05 pm #

    You’ve been tagged!

    (and your loaf looks delicious!)

  8. melisser October 16, 2008 at 4:07 am #

    Oooh, this sounds SO good!

  9. fortheloveofguava October 16, 2008 at 1:04 pm #

    Hey Lady…
    (A) YUM! Gorgeous picture as ALWAYS!
    (B) Tagged you in What’s in your Vegan Freezer! You’re it!

  10. Kiersten October 17, 2008 at 4:35 pm #

    I love the idea of an apple-cinnamon streusel. Yum.

  11. hilary wilson October 21, 2008 at 6:27 pm #

    Sounds like a great recipe, but what’s ‘earth balance’ please? I’m English, living in France

  12. Ashley October 21, 2008 at 9:16 pm #

    Hey Hilary! Earth Balance is a vegan margarine, do you have acess to any sort of vegan margarine in France? Oil might work as a replacement but I haven’t tried it! 🙂

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