Breakfast in Bread

March 24, 2012

Author Notes: This on the go quick bread has everything you need for breakfast -bacon, eggs, fruit, maple syrup all rolled into one. So pour yourself a cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk and enjoy!!

Makes: one 9x5 inch loaf


  • 4 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted for 5 minutes in a 350F oven and then coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium apple, cored and diced finely (leave the skin on- it's good for you!)
  • 8 tablespoons (one stick) softened butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup dark amber maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe


  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a small mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until fluffy with a electric mixer. Add the eggs, one at a time while beating and then add the syrup and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir in the apple, pecans and bacon and then stir in the flour mixture a little at a time until fully incorporated.
  4. Pour the mixture into a 9 x 5 inch well buttered loaf pan. Bake in a pre heated 350F oven for 50 to 60 minutes or until that toothpick comes out clean.

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