quick bread

noun

Definition of 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

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Combine this with the increased availability of flour, and the South became fertile ground for a new version of the biscuit to take root, giving cornbread a run for its money as the reigning quick bread of the region. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, "The surprising history served with a plate of biscuits and gravy," 22 July 2019 On the other hand, changing a typical layer cake into cupcakes is pretty safe, and quick breads are fairly easily adapted into muffins. Becky Krystal, Twin Cities, "How to swap baking pan sizes without ruining your recipe," 7 July 2019 On the other hand, changing a typical layer cake into cupcakes is pretty safe, and quick breads are fairly easily adapted into muffins. Becky Krystal, Houston Chronicle, "How to swap baking-pan sizes without ruining your recipe," 8 July 2019 On the other hand, changing a typical layer cake into cupcakes is pretty safe, and quick breads are fairly easily adapted into muffins. Do some evaluating The most important thing to consider when changing a pan size is volume, Beranbaum says. Becky Krystal, The Denver Post, "How to swap baking pan sizes without ruining your recipe," 3 July 2019 This rich and tender rustic Irish quick bread is best paired with corned beef and cabbage, beef stew, or any other hearty St. Patrick's Day meal. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Soda Bread," 6 Feb. 2019 Perfect for grilling, sautéing, or baking in quick breads and cakes. Arricca Sansone, Country Living, "16 Types of Squash and Everything You Need to Know About Them," 28 Dec. 2018 Madison recommends using two ounces of pureed silken tofu to replace each egg in a recipe for pancakes, muffins, quick bread or cake. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "How to start teaching your kids to cook: an age-appropriate guide," 12 June 2018 Madison recommends using two ounces of pureed silken tofu to replace each egg in a recipe for pancakes, muffins, quick bread or cake. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "How to start teaching your kids to cook: an age-appropriate guide," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of quick bread

1882, in the meaning defined above

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