Peanut Butter Apple Streusel Bread

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This peanut butter apple streusel bread is the ultimate fall treat! It’s like classic apple bread but with a peanut butter twist and a delicious streusel topping that’s reminiscent of coffee cake.

If there’s one recipe you’ve got to try this fall, it’s this apple streusel bread with peanut butter! We’ve perfected the recipe, and trust me, it’s amazing! The streusel topping, made with flour, butter, oats, peanut butter, and brown sugar, gives it that extra special touch.

Peanut Butter Apple Streusel Bread

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 9


Dry Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-natural creamy peanut butter we used Smuckers
  • 2 large Gala apples peeled, grated, and excess moisture removed (~1.25 cups)
  • 1 medium banana mashed (~1/3 cup) or applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1.5 cups plain unsweetened almond or oat milk*

Streusel Topping

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons all-natural creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a standard loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Mix all streusel topping ingredients in a small bowl until crumbly. Set aside.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together brown sugar, oil, and vanilla. Add peanut butter, grated apples, and banana. Mix well. Add eggs and gently mix, then add almond milk until combined.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until smooth.
  • Transfer batter to loaf pan and top with streusel.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let it cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.

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