Vegan Quick Breads

Leslie’s Vegan Cornbread

Vegan CornBread Cake leslie cerier

This slightly sweet cornbread great complement to refried beans or chili, and is great for snacking and breakfast, too. Contributed by Leslie Cerier. Photos by Tracey Eller. more→


Dense and Fruity Banana Bread

Vegan banana bread

Wholesome and seductive all at once, this moist vegan banana bread is wonderful with tea or as a sweet yet healthy part of breakfast or lunch. Adapted from Vegan Express. more→


Sweet Potato Biscuits

Vegan Sweet potato biscuits

Here’s a vegan version of the very slightly sweet, traditional Southern sweet potato biscuits. They’re a perfect companion to hearty vegetable or bean stews, and a nice addition to Thanksgiving or Christmas menus. Or, just enjoy them for breakfast or as a not-too-sweet companion to a cup of coffee or tea. This makes about a dozen; or more if making smaller biscuits. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky. more→


Focaccia Bread

Focaccia bread recipe

Though focaccia (a traditional Italian flatbread) is yeasted, it doesn’t take as long to make as other yeasted breads; it only requires one brief rising. Start making this bread just before you put up a pot of soup that needs to simmer for a bit, and the two should be ready simultaneously. Make sure to check out the olive variation following the recipe! more→


Pumpkin or Squash Mini-Loaves

Pumpkin or squash mini-loaves

These pumpkin or butternut squash mini loaf breads make a nice gift to bring when you visit friends and relatives over the winter holidays; they’re also an easy everyday treat, full of nutritious ingredients, to make and enjoy at home. A mug of hot cocoa is the very best companion for this treat, but tea is also quite good. more→


Apple Corn Bread

Apple corn bread Annie Taylor Chen from Vegan AnnCompared with traditional bread, this corn bread is closer to cake. However, it’s not the type of cake you bake for special occasions, but a quick bread type of cake that you bake for teatime, afternoon snack, or breakfast. Unlike traditional corn bread, which tends to be a bit crumbly, I use syrup and apple juice to give it a fruity fragrance and extra moisture. This results in a perfect teatime cake with a brownie-like texture, which I happily enjoy with a glass of golden apple juice. Contributed by Annie Taylor Chen, Vegan Ann.



Green Chile Cornbread

vegan green chile cornbread

This moist vegan cornbread, spiked with green chile peppers, is an ideal companion to bean dishes, stews, and other hearty fare. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons by Nava Atlas.



Dill Bread

Dill Bread recipe

Contributed by Carol Smolinski. She says, “I love this quick bread as an accompaniment for any savory soup. It also makes great open-faced sandwiches, with vegan mayo and any 2 or 3 of the following: thinly sliced avocado, tomato, cucumber, leafy green lettuce, spinach leaves, kale, roasted veggies, steamed sliced squash.” Vegan cream cheese spread also compliments this bread wonderfully, as does vegan buttery spread. This makes one loaf, with about 12 slices. Photos by Evan Atlas. more→