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Homemade Buttermilk Bread Recipe

Homemade Buttermilk Bread Recipe

This Homemade Buttermilk Bread is a quick homemade bread recipe that does not require yeast and can easily be made by a novice baker. The key to making this light and airy bread is to use buttermilk instead of milk.

This Homemade Buttermilk Bread is a quick homemade bread recipe that does not require yeast and can easily be made by a novice baker. The key to making this light and airy bread is to use buttermilk instead of milk. This gives the bread a light and airy texture that is perfect for slicing and serving with a bit of butter.

Whether you’re looking for an easy loaf of bread to enjoy with a bowl or soup or for sandwiches, or just want something delicious to have on hand for snacking, give this homemade buttermilk bread a try. You won’t be disappointed!

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This Homemade Buttermilk Bread is a quick homemade bread recipe that does not require yeast and can easily be made by a novice baker. The key to making this light and airy bread is to use buttermilk instead of milk.

If you enjoy making bread like I do, be sure to check out these recipes for honey bread and Irish soda bread!

Buttermilk Bread

When it comes to buttermilk bread, you want to skip the store bought stuff. It never tastes as good as homemade that you can easily you can make in your own kitchen.

What does buttermilk bread taste like?

Buttermilk bread is slightly sweet and slightly tangy. It is a very mild bread when it comes to flavor and has more of a biscuit flavor, much like my late grandmother’s famous buttermilk biscuits.

What makes buttermilk bread different?

Buttermilk bread has a light and airy texture from the buttermilk. The buttermilk interacts with the baking soda. forming bubbles that gives the bread a very light, airy and soft texture.

Homemade Bread is Easier Than You Think

I think a lot of people consider bread baking an an art form or something that is easily achieved. Quick bread recipes like this come together easily with few ingredients and do not require any special tools. Though, this is my favorite loaf pan for baking. You don’t even have to wait for yeast to rise when making this easy buttermilk bread recipe.

homemade buttermilk bread sliced

How to Store Buttermilk Bread

Buttermilk bread does not last very long. It is best eaten the same day that it is made, but can last several days when properly stored. If you have leftovers to store, you can wrap the bread well in plastic wrap or store in a plastic bread storage container. Keep it at room temperature. Wait until the bread has cooled completely

You can also store the bread in the freezer too. After it has cooled completely, wrap it well in plastic wrap and then again in aluminum foil. You can freeze the bread for up to 2 months. You can then thaw the bread and warm it in the oven.

buttermilk bread loaf

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • ¼ cup (½ stick) salted butter, melted

homemade buttermilk bread ingredients

Method

Preheat oven to 325° F. Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan. Set aside.

ingredients in the bowl

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl.

batter in a bowl

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In a medium bowl, whisk together egg and buttermilk until well combined.

mixed buttermilk bread batter

Stir wet ingredients into the flour mixture. Add melted butter and mix just until combined.

batter in the bowl

Pour into the bread pan.

bread batter in a loaf pan

Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Top with butter, honey, jam, or jelly, if desired.

This Homemade Buttermilk Bread is a quick homemade bread recipe that does not require yeast and can easily be made by a novice baker. The key to making this light and airy bread is to use buttermilk instead of milk.

This Homemade Buttermilk Bread recipe is a quick and easy bread to make. The light and airy quick bread recipe does not require yeast and can easily be made by a novice baker.

Homemade Buttermilk Bread

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This Homemade Buttermilk Bread is a quick homemade bread recipe that does not require yeast and can easily be made by a novice baker. The key to making this light and airy bread is to use buttermilk instead of milk.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 210 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • ¼ cup ½ stick salted butter, melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325° F. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Set aside.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda in a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together egg and buttermilk until well combined.
  • Stir wet ingredients into the flour mixture. Add melted butter and mix just until combined.
  • Pour into the bread pan.
  • Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Top with butter, honey, jam, or jelly, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 5gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 276mgPotassium: 94mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 204IUCalcium: 113mgIron: 2mg
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