Cheesy Bacon Apple Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

This Cheesy Bacon Apple Bread is wonderful to serve for breakfast with eggs and coffee.  This bread is good as a snack or with any meal.  If it has bacon in it, I like it! This bread is easy to make and also goes great with just about any meal.

Cheesy Bacon Apple Bread Ingredients Needed:

Bacon, fried and crumbled

All-purpose flour

Baking soda



Garlic powder

Bacon drippings


Sour cream



Green onions (could use regular)

Apples (any kind of apple will work)

Shredded cheddar cheese, divided


Many people tell me they are scared to make bread but it’s really simple to make and any quick bread is a great place to start. If you love banana bread you will love this Best Ever Banana Bread recipe. It’s one of our most popular. If you enjoy working with yeast and want to make your own white bread, then definitely try our Best White Bread recipe. I make this bread once a week and we enjoy having homemade bread with only a few ingredients. It’s delicious toasted or to use for sandwiches.


Cheese Bacon Apple Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Cheesy Bacon Apple Bread

Judy Yeager
Delicious bread that is easy to make!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 6 servings


  • 5 or 6 pieces bacon fried and crumbled
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions could use regular
  • 1 cup chopped peeled apples (any kind of apple will work)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided


  • Cook bacon, drain, crumble and set aside, saving 2 tablespoons bacon drippings.  Whisk together flour, baking soda, sugar, salt, garlic powder.
  • Add bacon drippings, melted butter, sour cream, buttermilk and eggs.  Stir with a spoon until well mixed.  Fold in chopped green onions,  apples and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.   Mix.
  • Spray a 9 x 5 bread pan with cooking spray and add your batter to the pan.  Sprinkle the other 1/2 cup cheese on top of the batter in your pan and add the crumbled bacon over the cheese.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven from 45 minutes to 1 hour until bread test done in the middle as ovens vary.
  • Makes 1 loaf.
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  1. Could you put batter into small muffin tins to make appetizer bites for the cocktail hour?

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      I’ve only made the recipe as written so I can’t advise. Good luck!

  2. Nancy Hall says:

    Is there a certain apple you’d recommend?


  3. Diana Daley says:

    Sounds really, really good!! Can’t wait to try this!!!!