Buttermilk Quick Bread
Buttermilk Quick Bread is a magical thing. No yeast, No rising, and No kneading. Delicious as is, or make one of the 5 recipe customizations. Sweet or savory, your pick! Recipe at KathleensCravings.com
Servings Prep Time
1loaf 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
1loaf 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2teaspoon baking soda
  • 1teaspoons salt
  • 1cup buttermilk
  • 1large egg
  • 1/4cup canola oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a loaf pan (9×5 inches) with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate, medium bowl mix together the oil, buttermilk, and egg.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry. Gently fold together until the flour has been incorporated.
  5. Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan, spreading into the corner. Bake for 45-50 minutes. The loaf should be golden on top, domed, and a toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
  6. Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 15-20 minutes before removing. Slice to serve.
Recipe Notes

To store – wrap the loaf in plastic wrap and store at room temperature.

To freeze – loaf can be wrapped in plastic wrap and then wrapped in aluminum foil and frozen for up to 3 months.

Quick Bread Customizations: Add the following ingredients to the dry and wet ingredients.

  • Apple-Cinnamon Quick Bread: 1 cup chopped apples, 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Blueberry Quick Bread: 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, zest from one lemon
  • Chocolate Chip Quick Bread: 1 cup chocolate chips, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cranberry-Walnut Quick Bread: 1 cup dried cranberries, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Jalapeño Cheddar Quick Bread: Reduce the sugar to 2 tablespoons. Add 1/4 cup minced jalapeño (without or with some seeds, depending on spice preference),  1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 1 teaspoon chili powder