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

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
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. 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.

Recipe Video

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.