Whether you're serving it with chili or simply with a smear of butter and a drizzle of honey, good cornbread with a moist, tender crumb and and intense corn flavor is one of life's greatest pleasures. So how do you take one of life's greatest pleasures and make it even more, well, pleasurable? Simple: Add some browned butter to it.
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This brown butter cake is dense and moist with a sturdy crumb and an intense brown butter flavor. The decadent brown butter glaze on top knocks the cake out of the park.
A moist vanilla pound cake is liberally studded with toasted pine nuts and finished with a sweet and tangy blood orange glaze.
These little loaves have a light and springy crumb because there's no butter or oil in the recipe. The pumpkin flavor and warm fall spices are made more decadent with an orange glaze, but feel free to omit it for a light breakfast sweet.
Moist and spicy pumpkin bread with swirls of chocolate is perfect for the Halloween season. And you just need a bowl and a whisk to make it.
A gluten-free quickbread made with apple cider and spices.
This quick and easy breakfast bread takes the essence of pumpkin pie and infuses it with chocolate chips.
A quick and flavorful gluten-free zucchini bread.
This clever and simple bread originates from Cookfight chef Kim's mother, Ann. She would send this nut-studded, date-sweetened bread to her daughter every Thanksgiving when she was in college.
This traditional Irish bread is characterized by first soaking raisins in tea overnight.
Oatmeal adds a wholesome flavor and an interesting texture to this banana bread, and there are no wet chunks of banana in the bread because the wet ingredients are mixed in the blender. You still get the moisture, sweetness and most importantly flavor from the bananas.
These mini spice cakes are filled with candied fruit, and they're the perfect size for gift-giving.
While pumpkin bread is wonderful in its simplicity, it is possible to heighten your seasonal eating by adding a healthy helping of chocolate chip cookie dough to the batter. It gives the bread a decadently gooey center, and the spiciness of the pumpkin bread works beautifully with the brown sugar and chocolate in the cookies. Feel like gilding the lily? Go ahead, serve it with ice cream.
Not unlike its close relative, the banana bread, this quick bread is moist and sweet, but gets some added moisture and flavor from grated zucchini—which makes it perfect for this time of year, when markets are filled with summer squash.
This moist, buttery quick bread is flavored with key limes and poppy seeds then covered in a sweet-tart key lime glaze.
Making bread is always a fun and rewarding endeavor. I've heard those who regularly make and knead their own bread even develop some pretty muscular forearms in the process. While I'm all for getting toned while making bread, sometimes I...