How To Make Apple Pie Pull-Apart Bread

If you haven’t been on Pinterest in the last month, then you probably haven’t noticed that pull-apart bread is taking the pastry arts world by storm. Everything from savory to sweet options of your favorite flavor combinations are being dreamed up in kitchens and online culinary schools across the world. This apple pie version, featuring tart green apples and an autumn spice blend, is the kind of dessert we can get behind for this season. Serve it warm with vanilla ice cream, for breakfast with apple butter or covered in sticky sweet icing for the perfect fall treat.

Apple Pie Pull-Apart Bread

Ingredients
2 ¼ tsp yeast
2/3 cup milk
¼ cup sugar
1 egg
3 oz butter
½ tsp salt
1 ¾ cup flour
1 granny smith appleWith all the great flavor of apple pie, this bread is perfect for autumn.


Directions

1. Make a sponge by adding a little bit of the sugar and flour and the yeast to the warmed milk. Once there is some bubbling, mix in the egg, butter, remaining flour, sugar and salt and knead until smooth. Cover and aside until the dough doubles in size.
2. Roll the dough to about ¼ inch thick in a rectangle shape and brush with butter or egg wash and cover with chopped apple and spiced sugar. Cut in 12 pieces and make 2 stacks of 6 pieces each. Cut each stack in 3 and place in a greased 4×8 loaf pan. Let the bread proof until it reaches the top of the pan, egg wash or butter the top and sprinkle with the spiced sugar.
3. Bake at 350 F for about 45-55 minutes. Let the bread sit for about 7-8 minutes and serve. An icing made with powdered sugar and warm water may be drizzled on top before serving

Spiced Sugar Ingredients
2 tbsp cinnamon
¼ tsp all-spice
¼ tsp clove
¼ tsp ginger
1 cup of granulated sugar

Spiced Sugar Directions
1. Combine in a bowl and whisk together. More or less spices can be added for desired flavor.

You can garnish with icing or leave as is.

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