Sweet Bishop’s Bread

Sweet Bishop’s Bread Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


Don’t let the name fool you. This is a melt in your mouth coffee cake!

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2 1/2 cup sifted flour
2 cups packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 egg
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk (add 1 tablespoon lemon juice to 1 cup milk; let stand 5 minutes)

How to Make Sweet Bishop’s Bread


  • 1Mix together flour, sugar, salt and butter til crumbly. Measure and set aside 3/4 cup of this mixture.
  • 2To the remaining mixture, add the baking powder, soda, cinnamon, egg and buttermilk. Beat til batter is smooth.
  • 3Spread batter in greased 8 inch square pan. Sprinkle 3/4 cup reserved mixture on top. Bake at 350 for 50 to 60 minutes or til wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool ten minutes. Cut and serve warm
  • 4Serves 9 to 12
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About Sweet Bishop’s Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads