Quick Bread Recipes

All the best quick breads, including banana bread, zucchini bread, pumpkin bread, and cornbread recipes.

Staff Picks

Strawberry Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 1240
This is wonderful hot or cold, for breakfast or as a dessert. A definite family favorite!

Navajo Fry Bread II

Rating: 3.5 stars 96
As far as I know this is the original recipe for Navajo Bread. It's is great with honey and butter. The Navajo put chiles, cheese, onion, lettuce and beans on it, and call them Nava Tacos.
By SAUNDRA

Jalapeno Green Onion Ale Corn Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
This sweet and spicy corn bread is perfect for a Mexican meal or grilled food.

Extreme Banana Nut Bread 'EBNB'

Rating: 4.5 stars 2572
This is my mom's dense, excellent, and definitely unhealthy banana nut bread recipe. It's always completely gone in minutes. This is great at parties, but hazardous at home. HEALTH WARNINGS: EBNB may be habit forming.

Copycat of Starbucks® Lemon Bread

Rating: 4 stars 127
A Starbucks® favorite that you can copycat in your own kitchen. Recipe shared with me by a friend. Delicious with a cup of fresh-brewed coffee.
By SB

Chocolate-Cherry Scones

Rating: 5 stars 1
These scones are made with Amarena cherries, which refers to a variety of dark wild cherry from the Bologna and Modena regions of Italy. They are typically sold preserved in a sweet syrup. They have an intense sweet cherry flavor, and pair perfectly with chocolate.

Chef John's Banana Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 852
Banana bread is one of those things people rarely make on purpose, only when those last three bananas are almost black. This scrumptious banana-walnut loaf, spiked with dark chocolate chips, is so good you'll want to make it well before the bananas get to that condition.

Plain Cake Doughnuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 479
A simple cake doughnut lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. Coat with cinnamon-sugar, or a confectioners' sugar glaze.
By Jennifer Long

High-Fiber Breakfast Muffins

Rating: 4.5 stars 6
This delicious muffin makes wholesome eating fun. This muffin is low in fat, and has good carbs and lots of fiber. It's great for heart health and wonderful for diabetics because of the oats, fiber, and low fat. It's also not too heavy like most high-fiber muffins and it tastes great. It just uses one bowl, which make everyone's life easier!
By KC

Homemade Arepas

Rating: 4.5 stars 49
Fall in love with arepas, the Venezuelan white corn cake, using Chef John's recipe to make them at home.

Air Fryer Apple Fritters

Rating: 3.5 stars 12
These yummy apple fritters can be made in under 30 minutes with the help of an air fryer! Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Top Quick Bread Recipes
Quick bread is a bit of a catch-all name for batter breads that rise fast, from sweet loaf cakes to hearty soda breads and everything in between.
Yummy Lemon Coconut Loaf
Rating: Unrated 131
"I love lemon and coconut—a marriage made in heaven. Perfect recipe." – Bren
Banana Banana Bread
Rating: 4.5 stars 15564

This banana bread recipe is moist and delicious, with loads of banana flavor. It's wonderful toasted!