11 Quick Bread Recipes

These quick bread recipes are a collection of our favorite stir-together-in-minutes-and-bake banana, pear, pumpkin, carrot, cranberry, and bourbon-spiked (yes, bourbon) indulgences.

Carrot-Zucchini Bread with Candied Ginger

Flecks of brilliant orange and green bejewel this not-so-common quick bread, but what adds a royal je ne sais quoi is the robust bursts of candied ginger.
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Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread

"Wow!" "Amazing!" "What a surprise!" That's what folks are saying about this lovely quick bread that's gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly. No one will ever tell the difference. Swear.
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Paleo Banana Bread

This is gluten-free and paleo-friendly, for those keeping track of such things. But it's also good enough for anyone to want a slice.
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Applesauce Bread

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. Thank goodness for that. And thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y, kid-friendly quick bread.
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Chocolate-Bourbon Banana Bread

This life-changer of a recipe isn't your mom's banana bread. It's better. And we've got no qualms saying that.
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Banana Bread

A superlative version of the classic American quick bread that everyone loves. And that everyone pretty much always has the ingredients for on hand.
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Gluten-Free Banana Bread

All the usual suspects—butter, sugar, eggs, nuts, and, natch, bananas–are here, save for gluten. And we were so tempted by the resulting taste and texture, we didn’t even miss it.
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Pear Bread

Quick bread. Tea cake. Spice bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree--and you don't need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.
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Walnut Zucchini Bread

Stealthy healthy. That's how we think of things, such as this summer quick bread with whole-wheat flour and just a little honey, that are incredibly satisfying yet actually quite healthy.
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Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread

This cranberry orange pecan bread is an enticing balance of tart and sweet in a fetching cake-like delivery system. Quite tempting at all times, though especially come November.
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Banana Bread French Toast

That's right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from—believe it—thickly sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in magic, doesn't it?
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