5 Hearty Quick Bread Recipes to Bake at Home

From breakfast to dessert, these delicious breads are sure to be a hit.

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A hearty nutritious quick bread.

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When the temperature starts to be less sizzling and more inviting, then fall is just around the corner. That’s the time to start baking with the fabulous  bounty of fall harvest fruits and vegetables. And nothing is better than making quick breads.

Hearty quick breads are easier to make than yeast breads because they are leavened with baking powder and baking soda making them a less intensive and much shorter process according to The Spruce Eats. Quick breads make a healthy breakfast or snack, and you can even jazz them up with an icing to serve for dessert.

Check out these five recipes and make them your signature dishes. Treat your family anytime and serve them with your fall  festive meals.

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Celebrate the apple harvest with this apple, cinnamon, and maple sugar recipe from Healthy Season Recipes. This quick bread is made from firm apples like golden delicious, and gala. Adding applesauce helps keep the bread moist. The aroma from the maple sugar and apples baking will fill your home with the scents of Autumn.

Healthy and delicious apple bread.

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Honey Oat Bread

This flavorful honey-oat bread is full of nutrition and health benefits. The recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell is very easy to make and you may already have all the ingredients in your pantry. All you need are old fashioned rolled oats, whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, nonfat plain yogurt, one egg, healthy oil (like canola or avocado), and clover honey

Honey oat bread is full of nutrition and health benefits.

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Spiced Pumpkin Bread

It’s almost pumpkin picking time and nothing celebrates the season more than the scent of pumpkin and spices in your oven. This recipe from My Recipes gets its kick from a combination of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and allspice, or you can use a pumpkin pie spice mix. Top your pumpkin bread with chopped walnuts to make a hearty and healthy quick bread.

Reap the health benefits of pumpkin in the quick bread,

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Carrot Bread

Carrots are very plentiful this time of year. it’s the perfect time to bake some wholesome carrot bread. Check out this recipe from Spend with Pennies. All you need are carrots, all-purpose flour or a mix with whole wheat, baking soda, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. Carrot bread will keep for a week or you can bake a bunch and freeze them.

Carrot bread has many health benefits.

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Cranberry-Sweet Potato Bread

This quick bread is made with sweet potatoes, tart dried cranberries and topped with sliced almonds. It’s so delicious and festive that you can serve it for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This recipe from My Recipes uses an egg substitute and margarine so it can be made for vegans.

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