Gluten-Free Quick Bread Recipes

Gluten-free Quick Breads Are Fast, Easy and Make Great Gifts!

Making a gluten-free quick bread is almost like making a cake. Gluten-free quick breads are easy to make and come in many interesting flavor combinations and sizes. Quick breads are made without yeast. They get their boost from simple leavening agents like gluten-free baking powder and/ or baking soda and eggs.

Quick breads are delicious for breakfast, for snacking or with an afternoon cup of tea. And they make wonderful, special gifts for gluten-free family and friends. Bake several at a time...MORE and keep one wrapped in the freezer, ready for gift-giving!

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    Gluten-Free Gingerbread Loaf with Fresh Orange Glaze

    Gluten Free Gingerbread Loaf with Orange Glaze Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Gingerbread Loaf with Orange Glaze. Photo 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Our recipe for gluten-free gingerbread loaf with fresh orange glaze is in the English cake-like tradition. It's dark, thanks to a good measure of molasses and richly spiced with ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and cardamom. And the orange glaze, made with fresh orange juice and zest adds delicious sunny flavor to gingerbread!

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    Gluten-Free Carrot Cranberry Quick Bread

    Gluten-Free Carrot Cranberry Walnut Quick Bread Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Carrot Cranberry Walnut Quick Bread. Photo 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    If you like gluten-free carrot cake, you'll enjoy gluten-free carrot cranberry quick bread!

    Our gluten-free carrot quick bread is loaded with fresh and healthy anti-oxidant rich carrots, fresh cranberries, and walnuts. The recipe is sweet, but not as sweet as carrot cake. It's a lovely holiday bread, great for gift-giving to gluten-free family and friends or shared over a warm cup of tea.

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    Gluten Free Pumpkin Walnut Quick Bread Image Recipe Teri Grus-
    Gluten-Free Pumpkin Walnut Quick Bread. © 2011 Teri Lee Gruss

    Served warm with a dab of butter or cream cheese and a cup of tea or warm cider, gluten-free pumpkin walnut bread is wonderful morning or afternoon alternative to toast or cookies. Quick breads freeze well. Make several at a time, cool, wrap and freeze and you'll spur-of-the-moment gluten-free gift loaves when you need them.

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    Gluten-Free / Dairy-Free Coconut Tea Loaf with Orange Glaze Recipe
    Gluten-Free / Dairy-Free Coconut Tea Loaf with Orange Glaze. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Gluten-free and dairy-free coconut quick bread (no yeast) with orange glaze is moist, full of tropical flavors - and easy to make! Gluten-free baking powder gives this golden loaf a lovely lift. What a great gift idea for gluten-free family and friends.

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    Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe Image Teri Gruss
    Gluten-Free Banana Bread with Lemon Glaze. 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Our recipe for gluten-free banana is extra special because it's infused with lemon syrup and Fiori di Sicilia, an out-of-this-world Italian flavor combination.