10 Quick Bread Recipes

There is something about making your own bread that is so satisfying.  I love making basics like homemade white breads and easy French breads, but sometimes I don't have the time!  I have grown to love the smell of yeast, but it just takes so much time to have to wait for it to activate.  Then you have to wait for the dough to rise.  And sometimes you have to wait for it to rise again!  That's just too much time for this bread loving momma! Do you love bread and hate waiting as well?  Perfect!  Here are 10 quick bread recipes for the bread lover! 1. // Pumpkin Pecan Bread (with Mascarapone swirl) // I'm positive that this pumpkin pecan bread is perfect all year round, not just in the fall.  Oh and don't forget the mascarapone swirl! 2. // Lemon Coconut Quick Bread // I bet this … [Read more...]

Ginger Pear Bread

Quick breads are not just for bananas. Try this easy bread for something different. The spices are perfect for fall cooking. I found it simple to put together and a great way to take advantage of the good prices on pears at the grocery store right now. It makes a great treat at breakfast, as a snack or packed in a lunch box. Ginger Pear Bread Ginger Pear Bread from All Recipes Makes one 8" x 4" loaf 1 Cup peeled, cored, and chopped pears 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt [sc:adsense ] How to Make Ginger Pear Bread 1. Toss chopped pears with sugar, ginger and … [Read more...]

Cake Mix Cornbread Recipe.

Do you ever wonder why cornbread is so much tastier at restaurants? Well, here's the secret: cake mix.  I know, you were probably hoping for something healthy like lentils or squash; but alas, it is cake.  Take solace in the fact that now you too can have delicious sweet corn bread.  Easy as pie cake. Cake Mix Cornbread Recipe Ingredients: 2 packages corn bread mix (8.5 ounces each), prepared per package directions 1 package yellow cake mix (15.25 ounces), prepared per package directions Cake Mix Cornbread Recipe Directions: Combine cornbread batter and cake batter in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until fully incorporated. Pour into two lined and greased 18" x 12" baking sheets and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees, or until cornbread is lightly browned on … [Read more...]

Homemade Whole Wheat Bread

There's nothing better than the smell of a yeast bread rising in your kitchen. And it's an easy and healthy bread recipe, too! This recipe is a fun way to get kids involved in making a healthy version of their favorite sandwich, too! If they help make the bread, they are more likely to want to eat it! As an added bonus, the method of rolling the dough before putting it in the loaf pan gives a beautiful swirl to the bread. Homemade whole wheat bread is definitely a must have every week in our house...and should be in yours too! Homemade Whole Wheat Bread adapted from The Southern Heritage Breads Cookbook Ingredients 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup warm water (should feel like warm bath water) 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon … [Read more...]