Basic Quick Bread Recipe (sweet or savory)

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Basic Recipes, Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Sweets, Vegan 87 Comments

A basic quick bread recipe that is adaptable to be savory or sweet. Take this base recipe and add any spices, herbs, dried fruit, nuts, or any add-ins you like! There are endless combinations!  I don’t know about you, but quick bread is one of my favorite things to bake. I am pretty obsessed with trying new flavors and combinations of ingredients to make gluten free or vegan quick breads. They can be savory or sweet and the base recipe is so incredibly adaptable and fool proof that bread or muffins can be in the oven in less than 10 minutes. In …

Pumpkin Pecan Bread with Orange Cardamom Glaze

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Fall, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs, Vegan 10 Comments

A lot of things have been happening to me lately. Nothing really earth shattering. Just things that make me keep asking myself, “Is this real life?” Take for instance the other day when I walked out of my office building. I noticed that the sun had come out on this grey day and I was feeling pretty good. Good hair day, good outfit day, spring in my step, and BAM… A bird flies into my head. Let me say that again. A bird… flew into… my head. Do you know how scary that is? For both me and the bird. …

Chocolate Chip Banana Pull Apart Bread

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Yeast Breads 12 Comments

The way you choose to eat this bread says a lot about you. Do you need a fork and a napkin? Or do you just dive in with your hands and not feel embarrassed about licking your fingers? Neither way is wrong… Except that I’m judging you if you choose a fork. Just saying. Get all of your ingredients ready. You don’t want to be running around like a crazy person once this process starts. You will get flour everywhere. Trust me. The bread will be messy enough. Roll out the dough, then use a pizza cutter to cut it into thick …

Cardamom Pecan Swirl Bread

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Sweets, Yeast Breads 20 Comments

Oh, baking… I feel like in the past few years it has become an addiction.  I go a few days without baking something and I start to feel that itch.  This becomes a problem when you’re trying to watch that calorie intake.  Luckily it is the process and creativity that has become the addiction and not necessarily the eating.  And my co-workers have happily taken over the eating part. I am probably behind the times with this, but I just discovered this book: Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day.  If you are behind the baking world buzz, like me, …