Sweet Bread

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  • Sweet Bread is so incredibly easy to make and only takes 5 minutes hands on time. This easy Sweet Bread recipe requires only staple ingredients: sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, eggs, milk and vegetable oil! It’s easy quick bread recipe for breakfast, snack or dessert that also makes a beautiful neighbor, hostess or holiday gift!

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    I often make it when we’re having last minute guests for a playdate or as a quick hostess gift. You can adapt this simple sweet bread recipe with your favorite fruits, but it’s perfection on it’s own as well. I love to slather a little butter on it for good measure.

    sweet bread recipe

    This time of year, Michael’s offers miniature ceramic loaf pans for just $1. I always stock up on them in white to use throughout the year. They are more durable than paper loaf pans and make a beautiful gift.

    This recipe yields 6 pretty little loaves, if you’re willing to share!

    What is sweet bread?

    Sweet bread is an easy quick bread that doesn’t use yeast! Cinnamon Sweet Bread and Orange Sweet Bread are traditional around Christmas.

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    Easy 5 minute sweet bread recipe perfect for gift giving.

    How to Make Sweet Bread

    1. Combine dry ingredients.
    2. In a separate mixing bowl, combine wet ingredients.
    3. Incorporate dry mixture into wet mixture until just combined and pour into greased loaf pans.
    4. Sprinkle sugar on top to make your Sweet Bread glisten and bake! It’s SO easy!

    Don’t want 6 miniature loaves? You can also make this Sweet Bread recipe in 2 – 1 pound loaf pans or cut the recipe in half for just 1 loaf pan and bake 50 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.

    I hope this sweet bread recipe makes your holiday entertaining and gifting a little easier. You can find all of my bread recipes here, including beer bread {which I highly recommend smothering with honey butter}. Let’s keep in touch! You can get more easy recipes, effortless gift ideas and home decor inspiration here.

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    Learn how to make Sweet Bread from scratch in the video below:

    5 minute easy sweet bread recipe | perfect hostess gift idea, breakfast for the morning after
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    Sweet Bread Recipe

    Sweet Bread is so incredibly easy to make and only takes 5 minutes hands on time. This easy Sweet Bread recipe requires only staple ingredients: sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, eggs, milk and vegetable oil! It's easy quick bread recipe for breakfast, snack or dessert that also makes a beautiful neighbor, hostess or holiday gift!
    Course Breakfast
    Cuisine American
    Keyword baking, breads, brunch, no yeast, quick bread, sweet breads
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 40 minutes
    Total Time 45 minutes
    Servings 24

    Ingredients

    • 2 c sugar
    • 4 c flour
    • 2 Tbsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 c milk
    • 2/3 c vegetable oil

    Instructions

    1. Grease 6 mini loaf pans and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
    3. Beat eggs, milk and oil.
    4. Gradually add dry mixture to wet until just moist.
    5. Pour batter into pans an inch below to compensate for rise. Optional: sprinkle sugar on top.
    6. Bake 40 minutes.

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    Recipe Notes

    You can also make this in 2 - 1 pound loaf pans or cut the recipe in half for just 1 loaf pan and bake 50-60 minutes.

    Use the toothpick test for the best results.

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