Butterscotch Bread

Butterscotch Bread


"My mother's friend has been making this sweet, dense bread since World War I. It's a real treat for brown sugar lovers."


1 h 10 m servings 219 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 42g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 291 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt and brown sugar. Stir in the eggs, buttermilk and melted butter all at once. Mix just enough to moisten. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until golden brown and a tooth pick inserted into center of a loaf comes out clean.
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  1. 22 Ratings


in order to bring out more of a butterscotch flavor and sweetness, first melt the brown sugar with the butter and a little bit of the buttermilk (just enough so it's not too thick) and bring up ...

EXCELLENT is really the only word necessary to describe this. I couldn't have cared less if the bread was "butterscotchy" or not - I just wanted something moist, lightly caramel-colored and ple...

*Super* easy and yummy. This is one I'll make again & again. Oddly enough, it's not that sweet of a bread, which I like.

This recipe is a simple breakfast bread. It is nothing spectacular, but sometimes when you need comfort food this recipe is worth the effort.

I was looking for a simple dessert and found this. I was a little scared when there was nothing special about the recipe but brown sugar, but when I melted the butter/sugar and let it caramelize...

A very pretty quick bread-it baked perfectly and didn't have me second-guessing if I should keep it in a little longer (you may be able to relate...) I enjoyed it most fresh from the oven. My bf...

I could tell that as is this bread would not have had a big 'butterscotch' flavor, so I added in a partial bag of butterscotch chips that I had in the pantry...YUM, it really gave this bread a g...

It didn't taste much like butterscotch to me. It's okay toasted and topped with butter or apple butter. I wasn't that impressed with this recipe.

Made as is and TOTALLY awesome! It is great with apple butter on it! Took to a potluck and everyone wanted the recipe! Will definitely be a regular in my house and makes the house smell SO goo...