The Best Quick Breads

150 Recipes for Muffins, Scones, Shortcakes, Gingerbreads, Cornbreads, Coffeecakes, and More

By Beth Hensperger
Harvard Common Press, Paperback, 9781558321717, 382pp.

Publication Date: November 2000

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Take the 100 best recipes from the author's classic (but out-of-print) The Art of Quick Breads, stir in 50 scrumptiously brand-new creations, and you have enough terrific quick breads to last a lifetime. Whether its Honey Lemon Cream Scones, a Brand-Glazed Zucchini Bread, or a Fresh Apricot Gingerbread, this is a deliciously soul-satisfying collection of treats. With The Best Quick Breads, a busy schedule no longer stands in the way of fresh baked goods. Most of the recipes can be prepared in a hurry--in less time than it takes to run to the corner bakery. This new collection of recipes from Beth Hensperger, 100 of them from her much-loved The Art of Quick Breads (now out of print) plus 50 brand-new creations, has favorite fare for breakfast on the run, lazy Sunday morning repasts, and elegant holiday brunches. A delightful array of savory recipes brings quick breads into all the meals of the day. Beyond the 150 breads, there are recipes for flavored syrups, sweet and savory sauces, and fresh jams and curds to add extra elegance when the occasion calls for it. Easy and quick, piping hot and delicious

Recipes include:
Lemon-Poppy Seed Bread
Fresh Apple Coffee Cake
Banana Waffles
Buttermilk Cherry Scones
Oat Scones
Orange-Chocolate Chip Muffins
Black Olive and Goat Cheese Muffins
Skillet Cornbread with Walnuts
Mushroom Oven Pancake with Chive Sauce
Classic Crepes
Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Sage Butter
Chocolate Gingerbread with Bittersweet Glaze

About the Author
Beth Hensperger is the author (with Julie Kaufmann) of the bestselling "Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook", as well as other top-selling appliance cookbooks, including "The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook" and "The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook" (co-authored with Julie Kaufmann), now in its second edition. Beth is also an expert baker and has written for "Food & Wine", "Bon Appetit", "Cooking Light"", "Every Day with Rachael Ray", and other online and national magazines."

Praise For The Best Quick Breads

"Beth Hensperger brings us a collection of delightfully simple quick breads. Here are scores of recipes, both sweet and savory, that are easy enough to make on a weekday and delicious enough to serve at any meal, from a casual family breakfast to a have-friends-in Sunday supper. This is the kind of book that earns a permanent place on the kitchen bookshelf." - Dorie Greenspan, author of Baking with Julia and Waffles

"Just when you thought it had all been said and done, Beth Hensperger comes along with a collection of quick breads that looks utterly enticing, fresh, new, yet happily familiar." --Deborah Madison, author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone and The Savory Way

"Not only is Beth's book packed with delectable recipes, but it provides useful information on timing, techniques, and baking pans. With this book you will never run out of ideas for delicious goodies." --Amy Scherber, author of Amy's Breads and owner of Amy's Breads, New York City

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