Our cardamom quick bread has a sweet and unique flavor that is sure to brighten your morning. It is moist and studded with flecks of cardamom and ground cloves. Serve it with softened butter and a drizzle of honey for a sweet and delicious start to your day!
Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C). Grease and flour a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan or spray with baking spray. Set aside.In a large bowl, sift together flour, cloves, cardamom, baking soda and salt. Stir with a wire whisk. Set bowl aside.
In a medium bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together. Add the oil. Beat well.
Pour the egg, sugar and oil mixture into the dry ingredients. Add the buttermilk and stir to combine. Stir only until no visible flour remains, about 10-15 good stirs. Do not overmix.
Pour the batter into prepared pan and bake for 55 minutes to 1 hour. Loaf is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.Remove the loaf from the oven and cool on a wire rack. After about 30 minutes remove the loaf from the pan and allow to cool completely on the wire rack before cutting into 9 slices.
Cinnamon cardamom bread. Replace the ground cloves with ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
Orange cardamom bread. Stir 1 tablespoon of fresh orange zest into dry ingredients.
Cardamom raisin bread. Stir ½ cup raisins into dry ingredients.
How do I store this bread?Wrap it tightly in aluminum foil. It will keep in your pantry for 1-2 days, in your refrigerator for up to a week and in your freezer for up to 3 months. If freezing, it's helpful to cut individual slices before freezing. Reheat slices in the microwave on high.