quick bread

or quick·bread

[ kwik-bred ]

  1. bread, muffins, etc., made with a leavening agent, as baking powder or soda, that permits immediate baking:My favorite quick breads are made with fruit, like this apple quick bread or my kids' favorite—banana bread with chocolate chips!

Origin of quick bread

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby quick bread

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How to use quick bread in a sentence

  • For the Gospel saith, Ego sum panis vivus qui de cœlo descendi, that is to say, "I am quick bread that came down from heaven."