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Buttermilk Quick Bread

Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
Savory flavor, tender texture, and a crunchy crust make this bread a good all-purpose accompaniment.

Ingredients

  • 9 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 large egg whites
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 137
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4.6 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 4.1 g
  • carbohydrate 19.7 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 266 mg
  • calcium 48 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

    Making a Quick Bread Loaf
  2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk, butter, and egg whites, stirring with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

  3. Spread batter into an 8 x 4–inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.