Swope Bread

Swope Bread

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"This is a wonderful sweet and hearty bread. It goes great with a bowl of soup on a winters day, or plain with a little butter. It is the easiest bread recipe you will ever make and I can't eat enough of it."


1 h 15 m servings 185 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 537 mg
  • 21%

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 all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar and salt. In a separate bowl, dissolve baking soda in buttermilk. Stir buttermilk into flour mixture. Beat well. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for one hour.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I made this delicious quick bread twice...the first time as printed, so I would know how it should taste, the second I used 2/3 cup honey because my husband prefers it to white sugar and added 1...

A hearty bread which is very easy to make. I found it a little too sweet; next time I'll use less sugar.

I loved this bread!! I halved the recipe to make one loaf. The dough was quite thick after mixed so I wasn't sure how it would turn out. I did rise an inch or two and that surprised me as I a...

Very easy to make and delicious! A real winner. I will definately make this one again.

I have five kids ages 1 through 10 and they absolutely loved it! My husband and I also enjoyed it very much.

Different, but good. Tastes alot like sweetened cornbread. I would make it again. Followed the recipe as written.

One of the best recipes I have in my extensive recipe collection! So easy to make. Rich, moist, and delicious! Low in cholesterol because it contains no eggs, nor shortening of any kind, but it ...

five stars for the simplicity and tastiness of this recipe. i had extra buttermilk i wanted to use in a recipe easily and quickly. i only had unbleached flour on hand, reduced the amount of suga...

So I don't like having to substitute, but had to thinking I had three cups buttermilk instead of two - was gonna make 3/4 recipe. Anyway, stuck with the 3/4 plan using 2c buttermilk & 1c Greek ...