15 Flavorful Quick Breads
Southern Soda Bread is a twist on the Irish classic. Serve it warm from the oven with a cup of tea or to accompany a meal. We especially love it toasted and served with jam or honey butter.
- Recipe: Southern Soda Bread
This two-ingredient bread is terrific any time of day. Pop it in the oven while you're preparing supper, or serve it for afternoon tea. If you are lucky enough to have leftovers, toast a few slices for breakfast and serve with butter and jam.
- Recipe: Ice-Cream Bread
This bread has the hearty taste and texture of a fancy artisan bread yet stirs together in a matter of minutes. Baking soda, rather than yeast, gives rise to terrific flavor.
- Recipe: Whole Wheat Date-Nut Bread
The Calas Women, as they were called, peddled these hot breakfast fritters—whose name comes from the African word "kárá"—each morning in the French Quarter. The street vendors have vanished, so we honor them here with a classic rice-dough recipe too delicious to ever disappear.
- Recipe: New Orleans Calas
Customize your coffee cake topping with any fruit-nut combo. We like plum preserves, sliced plums, and almonds, or strawberry jam, sliced strawberries, and pecans.