Quick Skillet Bread

Lillian Russo


I just tried this recipe yesterday and it was great! Its from a food friend named Knoxcop. She is a master baker, so I knew the recipe would be delicious! This bread would be perfect to use with biscuits and gravy! You can add any topping you like! I added crispy fried smoked pork pieces!


★★★★☆ 2 votes

5 Min
25 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
    oil + 1 tbls. butter or bacon fat
  • 2 c
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk-don't use lowfat-you're needing high fat here
  • about 1 c
    of toppings-optional

How to Make Quick Skillet Bread


  1. In a heavy 12 inch skillet (prefer non stick) heat 1 tablespoon of your fat.
  2. Sift flour, soda and salt together.
  3. Quickly stir in buttermilk until just moistened.
  4. Place batter into the melted fat, spreading batter across pan.
  5. Place lid onto skillet.
  6. Cook bread, covered, over low to med heat for about 10-12 minutes.
  7. Lift one side of the bread gently, with large turner, and flip. But add remaining Tbls. of oil to skillet before the flip.
  8. This is when you add your toppings if desired!
  9. Continue to cook other side for 10-12 minutes,
  10. Cut into wedges and serve.

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About Quick Skillet Bread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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