easy bread for brunch

Easy Bread Recipe

An easy sweet bread recipe with sugar crystals to add a little color and crunch.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 141kcal
Author Julie Blanner


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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 6 mini loaf pans.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a separate bowl/mixer, beat eggs, milk and oil. 
  • Gradually add dry mixture into wet until just moist.
  • Pour batter into pans an inch below the top to compensate for rise.
  • Sprinkle sugar crystals on top {optional: 1/2 tsp sugar for each mini loaf on top}
  • Bake 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean or almost clean.


This recipe can be made in two 1 lb loaf pans and increase baking  to 50-60 minutes using the toothpick test.


Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.8mg