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

Examples of quick bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Walnut and Cheddar Loaf Make this quick bread as a delightful addition to any soup or stew, or serve it simply with just a pat of butter to appreciate the nutty, savory flavors. Anna Luisa Rodriguez, Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2024 This apple quick bread is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Feb. 2024 Our carrot cake quick bread is the sweetest thing to wake up to. Pam Lolley, Southern Living, 2 Feb. 2024 This quick bread recipe channels summertime dessert flavors with a take on strawberry shortcake. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Feb. 2024 Suitable for snacking or dessert, this quick bread can be baked in the morning or the night before. Jorie Nicole McDonald, Southern Living, 11 Feb. 2024 Use our guide to storing quick bread for more tips. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Feb. 2024 This recipe gives you all the flavors of carrot cake, served up for breakfast in a delicious quick bread. Pam Lolley, Southern Living, 2 Feb. 2024 Enjoy Beauty in bread puddings, pies, quick breads, and sauces, too. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 19 Jun. 2024.

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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