Category: Quick Breads

  • Simple Cornbread

    Sandy said, surprised, “Normally, I don’t like cornbread, but I like this cornbread!” 1 C flour 1 C cornmeal 2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1/3 to 1/2 C sugar, according to your preference 1 egg 1/4 C oil 1 C milk Combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a large…

  • Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread

    A piece of this cornbread is a meal in itself! Judyrae Kruse published this recipe in honor of the Seattle Seahawks going to the Superbowl in 2006 — she called it “Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl jalapeno cornbread.” 1 onion, chopped 3/4 lb sharp cheddar cheese, grated (about 1-1/2 C) 4 eggs 1 can (14-3/4 oz)…

  • 3-ingredient beer bread

    I discovered this recipe back in high school, when I didn’t know how to cook. This is what you do when somebody leaves a beer in your fridge that you won’t or can’t drink. 1 12-oz beer 3 C self-rising flour 3 T sugar Combine ingredients and bake in a greased loaf pan at 350…

  • Poor Man’s Cake

    An eggless cake recipe with raisins. Although, since it’s baked in a loaf pan, it’s more like a dessert bread. See also War Cake. 4 C brown sugar, firmly packed 1-lb box raisins 4 t cinnamon 1 t ground cloves 4 t nutmeg 1 C chopped nuts 3 t baking soda 4 C flour 4…

  • Eggless Gingerbread

    An eggless cake recipe for ginger-lovers. 1/2 C melted shortening 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C molasses 2 C flour 1/2 t salt 1 t baking soda 1 t ginger 1 t cinnamon 1/4 t cloves 1 C hot water Cream shortening, sugar, and molasses. Combine dry ingredients and add alternately with the hot water, beating…

  • Boston Brown Bread

    Makes 2 loaves, but if you have a large enough roaster, you can easily double it. 1 C rye flour 1 C cornmeal 1 C whole wheat flour 2 t baking soda 1 t salt 1 c raisins 2 C buttermilk 3/4 C molasses In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients and raisins. Make a…

  • Banana Bread

    From Denise Morts, Expeditors, 2002 Ingredients 2 eggs 1 1/2 cup sugar (I use 1+ cups; my family uses 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups) 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup oil 1/3 cup sour milk (this is 1/3 cup milk soured with lemon juice, explained below) 1/2 cup walnuts, if desired 1 3/4 cup flour…

  • Early American Brown Bread

    From Barry’s first cookbook: Where’s Mom Now That I Need Her 2C whole wheat flour 3/4 C white flour 1C brown sugar, packed 2t baking soda 1/2 t salt 2t cinnamon 2C milk 4t lemon juice or vinegar Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Combine milk with lemon juice or vinegar, let stand 10…

  • Cranberry Bread

    A good Thanksgiving and Christmas sweet bread. 2 C flour, sifted 1 C sugar 1-1/2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1/2 t baking soda 1/4 C shortening 1 t grated orange rind 3/4 C OJ 1 egg, well beaten 1 C fresh cranberries, coarsely chopped 1/2 C chopped nuts Stir dry ingredients together and…