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Nutmeg bread is one of my favorite bread recipes on the site. Nutmeg bread

This is an old fashioned recipe and makes a wonderful homemade gift for any occasion.  Nutmeg bread is great during the holidays or anytime you just want a good bread.  I could eat the whole loaf myself slathered with butter and hot right out of the oven. This is an easy quick bread your family and friends will love.  Be sure and check out our recipe for old fashioned hobo bread, too.  We have lots of bread recipes on our site.  Just type “bread” into the search box on any page.

Nutmeg bread makes a wonderful food gift.

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 cup brown sugar

1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup, softened

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

Whisk together to flour, soda and nutmeg in a bowl and set aside.  In a separate bowl cream the sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla with a mixer.  Combine the flour mixture with the egg mixture, add buttermilk and continue mixing.  Stir in nuts.  Spray a 9 x 5 baking pan with cooking spray. Add bread mixture and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until center of bread tests done.  Makes 1 loaf.  Enjoy!

Note:  You could add a glaze to the top of this bread or sprinkle on powdered sugar but it really doesn’t need anything else.

Nutmeg bread

Nutmeg bread

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  1. This looks so good… A definite in my kitchen…Thank you for this recipe…Sue

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