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
Keyword easy dessert, easy recipe, gift, quick bread, sweet breads
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 141 kcal
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


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 6 mini loaf pans.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl/mixer, beat eggs, milk and oil. 
  4. Gradually add dry mixture into wet until just moist.
  5. Pour batter into pans an inch below the top to compensate for rise.

  6. Sprinkle sugar crystals on top {optional: 1/2 tsp sugar for each mini loaf on top}
  7. Bake 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean or almost clean.

Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Easy Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 75mg3%
Potassium 103mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.