More Great Recipes: Bread | Misc. Bread

Mediterranean Quick Bread

User Avatar
Member since 2007
Got a question about this recipe?
Use our BakeBot Ai Chat for instant answers.
No Video

Serves 6 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 40

Why I Love This Recipe

This is one of my favorite quick breads, mainly because it contains Kalamata olives, but also because it is made with olive oil. Because of this, you can subtly change the flavor depending on what olive oil you use. This is also quite delicious with almonds mixed into the batter.

It is also quite delicious smeared with a mild chevre or a thick yogurt cheese and served as a side with Lentil Stew.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/2 cups AP Flour
3/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour
2 1/2 tsp Aluminum free Baking Powder
1 tsp Chopped Fresh Rosemary
1/4 tsp Dried Dill weed
1/2 tsp Salt
2 large Eggs
1 cup Whole milk
1/4 cup high quality Olive Oil
1/2 cup Pitted Kalamata Olives (or Oil Cured Italian Olives); Chopped
(optional) 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds


Whisk dry ingredients together in a small bowl.

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, milk and oil together.

Add flour mixture to the egg mixture and combine with a few quick strokes.

Don't worry about lumps, this is a muffin method bread.

Fold in Olives just until combined.

Spread batter into a greased bread pan and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Cool in pan for 10 minutes before unmolding and cooling completely.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Have cooking questions? Chat with BakeBot AI for quick answers!

Plus, I can help you customize recipes on BakeSpace, making modifications a snap.

Want to create a new recipe or upload an existing recipe? Use our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker in the menu bar.
Want to create a recipe? Try our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker!