42 Creative Quick Breads
If you think quick bread and automatically assume banana bread – no way. Expand your baking horizons with these 42 creative quick breads!
After doing a “Quick Bread of the Month” series in 2016, I thought I’d end with a roundup of some of my favorite unique and interesting quick breads. Quick breads are great because they’re — well — quick. But they’re also super versatile, and run from savory accompaniments for dinner to decadent desserts. This list includes some of all of these!
Ready? Let’s go!
Unique Takes on Banana Bread
Everyone loves a good banana bread, but why not shake it up with some of these unique variations?
Walnut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Banana Split Bread with Strawberries and Pecans from Peas & Crayons
Salted Caramel Banana Bread from Platings and Pairings
Gluten Free Matcha Green Tea Banana Bread from Fearless Dining
Gluten Free Earl Grey Banana Loaf from Nourish Everyday
Pumpkin Quick Breads
Yes, these are getting their own category. After banana breads, pumpkin is probably the most common quick bread flavor!
Nutella Pumpkin Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Eggnog Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Streusel from Healthy Seasonal Recipes
Rosemary Paleo Pumpkin Bread from Cotter Crunch
Pumpkin Oat Bread with Pepita Praline Crunch from Leelalicious
Fruit-Based Quick Breads
Move over, bananas. Other fruits are the star of these delicious quick breads!
Lemon Poppy Quick Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Cranberry Gingerbread from Fresh April Flours
Peach Bread from Simply Stacie
Coconut Cherry Ricotta Bread from Peas & Peonies
Apple Bread with Cinnamon Crumble from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Pear Gingerbread from The Lean Green Bean
Candied Orange Chia Seed Bread from Tornadough Alli
Blueberry Pie Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Caramel Apple Surprise Loaf from An Italian in my Kitchen
Hazelnut Loaf from Sweet as Honey
Candied Grapefruit Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Blueberry Ice Cream Bread from Sugar and Soul
Orange and Cranberry Quick Bread from The Flavours of Kitchen
Meyer Lemon Bread (Gluten Free) from What The Fork
Cranberry Cider Quick Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Apple Loaf with Caramel Glaze from Savory Tooth
Buttermilk Lime Quick Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Vegetable Quick Breads
Yeah, yeah. Technically squash and zucchini are fruit, because they have seeds. Whatever. I’m calling these vegetable quick breads.
Maple Coconut Butternut Squash Bread (Vegan) from Diary of an Ex Sloth
Chocolate Zucchini Bread from Happy & Harried
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread from Fresh April Flours
Mango Carrot Spice Bread from Running to the Kitchen
Cinnamon Squash Bread from Veggie Inspired Journey
Savory Quick Breads
Think quick breads are all sweet? Think again. Try some of these savory quick breads as a side for dinner.
Italian Herb Tomato Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Hatch Green Chili Bread from Garlic and Zest
Bacon Cheddar Chive Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Pesto Quick Bread from Rhubarb and Honey
Olive and Sundried Tomato Quick Bread from Sin-a-Mon Tales
Dessert Quick Breads
These ooey-gooey quick breads are the perfect dessert. But since it’s a quick bread, it’s perfect acceptable for breakfast too, right? Right. Glad we’re on the same page.
Chocolate Buttermilk Quick Bread from Bunsen Burner Bakery
Vegan Triple Chocolate Bread from Contentedness Cooking
Triple Chocolate Banana Bread from Liv for Cake
Hummingbird Bread from Cali Girl Cooking
Tea Glazed Chocolate Gingerbread Loaf from Running to the Kitchen
Thanks so much for including my recipes, Julie! What a great roundup. I think that banana split bread piques my interest the most!
Of course – how many people get to say they went to high school with someone who ALSO turned out to be a food blogger? You always bake up the best things in your kitchen! Isn’t that banana split bread gorgeous?
Such a delicious resource of recipes reminding me just how much I love vegetables in baking and what a variety of flavours you can incorporate.
Such a great collection of quick breads! Love the topping on that Walnut Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. Perfect for baking days when you don’t have a lot of time.
What a fabulous selection of tasty looking breads. Some healthy, some not so but all quick to make.
Wow…. such an amazing collection of bread! I am a big fan of fruit bread but those veggie ones are calling my name. Must try some. Thanks
This is such an amazing roundup of quick breads — and that Triple Chocolate Banana Bread –wow! Thanks for including the hatch green chili bread – it’s super good!
Thanks for sharing my hazelnut loaf recipe in your lovely round up !
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I recently made the Italian Herb Tomato Bread. I received rave reviews! Everybody loved it.