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Basic Quick Bread Recipe, Savoury or Sweet - Baker Bettie

A great base recipe for a no yeast bread that uses baking powder for its lift.

Also known as batter bread or muffin mix.

Savoury

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour or self-rising flour (*see note for making gluten free)
  • 1 TBSP baking powder (leave out if using self-rising flour, see note for making without baking powder)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt (leave out if using self-rising flour)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups milk or buttermilk, room temperature (*see note for substitution)
  • 6 TBSP canola oil (or any other oil or liquid fat) spices or mix-ins as desired (*optional)

Sweet

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour or self-rising flour (*see note for making gluten free)
  • 1 TBSP baking powder (leave out if using self-rising flour, *see note for making without baking powder)
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt (leave out if using self-rising flour)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature (*see note for making egg free/vegan)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk or buttermilk, room temperature (*see note for substitution)
  • 6 TBSP canola oil (or any other oil or liquid fat)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated or brown sugar (or combination of both)
  • 1/2 TBSP vanilla (*optional, but is a good base flavor for most all sweet quick bread variations)
  • spices or mix-ins as desired (*optional)