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Quick Breads, Muffins and Scones
No yeast?  Don't worry, you can make bread without yeast.
Try one of our sweet or savory quick bread recipes.
Quick breads are breads that are leavened with baking powder and baking soda instead of yeast, so they don’t have the same texture as yeast breads. Most quick breads have a cake-like texture. They can be sliced and toasted but you can't really use them to make a sandwich. Quick breads include muffins, biscuits, scones, cornbread, and quick loaf breads that may be either sweet or savory.

Quick breads don’t need to be proofed or kneaded like yeast breads, so many people find them to be less intimidating to make. They can go from the mixing bowl to the baking pan to the oven. One of the biggest advantages of quick breads, beside not having to fuss with temperamental yeast, is that they doesn’t require any special tools or challenging techniques. All you need to know are a few baking basics to bake up a successful loaf. So if you're new to baking, quick breads are a great way to start.  
Pumpkin Parmesan Biscuits
Almond Flour Banana Bread
This banana bread is sweetened with honey and made with almond flour so it is gluten free and packed with flavor. 
Beer Bread
This bread gets its signature flavor and lift from the beer added to the batter.  Beer bread is very easy to make and it goes well with dips and spreads, as an addition to a charcuterie board or alongside soups or stews.
Eggnog Muffins
A unique muffin flavored with eggnog and rum that's perfect for a Christmas or holiday breafast or brunch. For chidren, simply leave out the rum and add vanilla extract.
Gorgonzola and Walnut Bread
This savory bread is a nice addition to an antipasto platter or charcuterie board or to simply serve with some cheese, fig jam or thin slices of prosciutto and a glass of wine.
Healthy Breakfast Muffins
These hearty and healthy muffins are gluten-free and chock full of carrots, apple, zucchini and walnuts. They are perfect for breakfast, a delicious afternoon snack or as a healthy addition to your children's school lunch box.
Irish Soda Bread
This ia a mildly sweet bread with a cake-like consistency.  It is studded with raisins and optional caraway seeds. Although it's a traditional bread for St. Patrick's Day it's a nice accompaniment to soups and stews anytime of year.
Orange Cranberry Bread
This sweet bread is loaded with orange flavor and dotted with fresh cranberries.  Drizzled with orange glaze it is perfect as an addition to your Thanksgiving table or for the holiday season.
Pumpkin Nut Bread
A delicious sweet bread filled with the flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg and with the added crunch of nuts.  This pumpkin bread makes a nice additon to your Thanksgiving table or bake it in mini loaf pans and gift it to friends and associates for the holidays.
Pumpkin Parmesan Biscuits
These easy-to-make biscuits are flavored with Parmesan cheese and pumpkin puree, which also gives them a gorgeous color.  To serve, top one with a pat of butter or drizzle with honey.
Simpy the Best
Blueberry Muffins
These muffins are light and tender, filled with juicy berries on the inside with crunchy cinnamon-flavored crumbs on top.
Currant Scones
with Cranberry Butter
These eggless currant scones are full of flavor and easy to make in a food processor.
You can serve them simply with butter or cream cheese but the cranberry butter makes them extra special, especially for the holiday season.
FIORI DI SICILIA
Use about ½ teaspoon in a typical recipe for cookies, pound cake, pie, meringues, or sweet bread.
PUMPKIN CREAM CHEESE
Pumpkin is a real nutrition superstar.  Extremely high in fiber and low in calories, pumkins also contain one of the ricest supplies of carotenoids,  which have been linked to a host of health-promoting and disease-fighting activities. 
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/3 cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth.  Cover and keep in the refrigerator.  Serve with bread, muffins, bisuits,
or bagels.
Garlic Knots
Garlic knots are a pizzeria classic.  They are easy to make at home from store-bought fresh pizza dough, frozen pizza dough that has been thawed, or from our homemade dough recipe.
Homemade Limoncello
Ricotta Cheese
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Mango Bread
This soft and moist mango bread is dotted with chopped sweet fresh mango with just a touch of warm cinnamon.  It's great for breakfast, brunch or a midday snack with a cup of coffee.