4 Great Buttermilk Breads

Buttermilk is the liquid left over after churning milk into butter. The liquid, when added to bread recipes, gives the bread a rich, buttery flavor that just can't be beat.

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    Buttermilk bread, sliced in half
    Buttermilk bread, sliced in half. Getty Images/StockFood

    This is the most basic of the buttermilk bread recipes. If you've never tasted or tried buttermilk bread before, start with this easy recipe.

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    Soda breads are easy quick breads that do not require an yeast. Prep time for this recipe is only 10 minutes and then the bread is in the oven. Perfect for a last minute dinner bread!

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    Buttermilk can also be used in dessert bread. The rich buttery flavor of buttermilk blends perfectly with walnuts. This recipe for 2 loaves of buttermilk walnut bread is great for gift giving and to serve at breakfast.

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    These easy drop biscuits are great when served with a chicken dinner. Leftovers can be reheated in the morning and served with jelly or jam for breakfast.