quick bread


: bread made with a leavening agent (such as baking powder or baking soda) that permits immediate baking of the dough or batter mixture

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This swirled quick bread has all the makings of an apple-cinnamon pastry with a fraction of the work. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Nov. 2022 Wrap the cooled quick bread loaf in plastic wrap, then set in the middle of a dish towl. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Nov. 2022 This quick bread scratches that cake itch without being quite so decadent. Christopher Michel, Country Living, 15 Dec. 2022 This quick bread comes together easily and is perfect for busy holiday cooks. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 12 Nov. 2022 Cake and quick bread batters, including muffins and loaves, are no problem. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 6 Sep. 2022 This quick bread-style summer cake highlights some of the greatest flavors of the season. Nik Pugmire, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 July 2022 The result is a quick bread that’s easy to make and perfect for beginner bakers. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 3 Sep. 2022 Use our guide to storing quick bread for more tips. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quick bread was in 1882

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“Quick bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quick%20bread. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

quick bread

: a bread made with baking powder or baking soda that does not have to be allowed to rise before baking
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