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5 from 11 votes

How to Make Old Fashioned Sweet Bread

This recipe for Old Fashioned Sweet Bread is wonderful. You'll make it over and over again.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Bread
Servings: 1 Loaf
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs


  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl.
  • Add buttermilk, butter, vanilla extract, sugar and eggs. Stir well with spoon.
  • Pour into a 9 x 5 bread pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 45 to 50 minutes or until center tests done.
  • Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan.