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Bishop’s Bread

Recipes by Chef Steph

Chef Steph

Bishop’s Bread

Our old-fashioned recipe makes a simple and festive quick bread. Add in cherries, walnuts, chocolate, currants, or whatever else you fancy!

ingredients

Bishop’s Bread
  • 2 1/2 cups - flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon - salt
  • 1 1/4 cup - packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon - cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup - butter
  • 1 teaspoon - baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon - baking soda
  • 1 large - egg
  • 3/4 cup - buttermilk or sour milk (milk + ½ t. vinegar; I use apple cider vinegar)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25  minutes
Serves
10 to 12

Directions

  1. Preheat to 375°.
  2. Combine the flour, salt, sugar, and cinnamon.
  3. Cut in butter until the mixture is a consistent texture. Reserve ¾ c. for topping.
  4. Add baking powder and soda.
  5. Beat in egg and buttermilk.
  6. Turn into two greased 8-inch square pans.
  7. Sprinkle with reserved 3/4 cup topping.
  8. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes.
  9. Serve warm with butter.

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