Category: Quick Breads

  • Sour Milk Cornbread

    Even though we don’t have refrigeration aboard Flutterby, we often buy milk anyway, in hopes that a half-gallon will keep long enough, down near the hull, to enjoy it in our coffee for 4 or 5 days. It’s a gamble, though. Sometimes it turns into a jug of curds and whey before the week is…

  • Oatmeal-Walnut Muffins

    1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C sugar 2 T baking powder 1/2 t salt 1 C quick oats 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1 T cinnamon 1 egg 3/4 C milk 1/3 C vegetable oil Preheat the oven to 400 F. Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. In another bowl, beat the egg with the…

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

    1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C sugar 2 T baking powder 1/2 t salt 1 C peanut butter chips 1 egg 3/4 C milk 1/3 C vegetable oil Your favorite jam or jelly Preheat the oven to 400 F. Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. In another bowl, beat the egg with the milk…

  • Simple cinnamon streusel coffee cake

    Cake 1-1/2 C flour 1/2 t salt 2 t baking powder 3/4 C white granulated sugar 1/4 C butter, softened 1/2 C milk 1 egg Streusel Topping 1/2 C brown sugar 2 T flour 2 t cinnamon 2 T butter, melted Preheat oven to 350 F. In a small bowl, mix the flour, salt, and…

  • Jeanie’s “Z bread” (aka zucchini bread)

    This is the richest, moistest zucchini bread…I could go into rapture just thinking about it. Jeanie has identified her changes to the original recipe, but I don’t know why you’d want to make it any way other than her way. I would take a picture, but I ate it all. Oops. 3 eggs 1/2 C…

  • Raisin-fennel soda bread

    4 C flour 1/4 C sugar 1 t salt 1 t baking powder 1-2 T fennel seeds (can substitute caraway or cumin with very, very different results) 1/4 C butter 2 C raisins or golden raisins 1-1/3 C buttermilk 1 egg 1 t baking soda Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and fennel seeds in…

  • Oatmeal-raisin coffee cake

    This is a simple coffee cake, not too sweet, easily made from things already on hand. 1-1/2 C flour 3/4 C oats 2 t baking powder 1/2 C sugar 1/2 t salt 1 C milk 2 eggs 1/4 C oil 1 t vanilla 1/2 C raisins (can substitute any dried fruit) Mix dry ingredients in…

  • Cruisers’ Cornbread

    2 eggs 3 T melted butter 1/2 red pepper, chopped (you can substitute one can minced green chilis or pimientos) 1/2 onion, chopped 4 oz cheese, diced or grated (cheddar, colby, monterey jack, or mozzarella) 1 C buttermilk (see Note below for substitution) 1/2 t salt 1-1/4 C self-rising cornflour (or use 1-1/4 C cornmeal…

  • Simple Buttermilk Cornbread

    I never have buttermilk on hand, but I always have milk and vinegar, which is how I make this. 1 T shortening 1 C buttermilk (see below for substitute) 1 C self-rising corn flour 1/2 t salt 1 egg, beaten Preheat the oven to 450. While it’s heating, put the shortening in a cast-iron skillet…

  • Bannock

    3 C all purpose flour 1-1/2 t salt 1 T baking powder 4-5 T butter or lard, plus some for greasing the pan 1-1/4 C lukewarm water If using an oven, preheat to 425 F. This can also be cooked on a stovetop, a wood fire, or an outdoor grill. Put flour, salt, and baking…