Savory Caprese Bread

No-yeast, just moist, soft bread made with fresh basil, fresh mozzarella cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, caprese, quick bread, savory bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 218 kcal


  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 to 4 oz cubed fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes not packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 tbsp grape-seed oil can use extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and grease an 8x4 inch bread pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
  3. Add the basil, mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes to the four and mix until all incorporated.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil and buttermilk.
  5. Pour the liquids into the flour mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon until all the ingredients are well combined. (The dough will be sticky.)
  6. Transfer the dough into the bread pan and spread it evenly.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes (until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.)

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Savory Caprese Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 437mg19%
Potassium 385mg11%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 114mg11%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.