50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking


Are you looking for easy dairy-free quick bread recipes that bake up without yeast? You have arrived at the biggest collection of dairy-free yeastless loaves, including banana, pumpkin, zucchini, apple, chocolate chip, savory, and many more.

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking

This is a broad assortment with something for everyone. All of these quick bread recipes are made without any milk-based ingredients (milkless, butterless, etc), and most are suitable for nut-free and soy-free needs. Some are even gluten-free (as noted). And you can make any of these recipes into plant-based, egg-free and vegan quick bread if needed!

How to Make Eggless Quick Bread (if Needed)

Several of these are naturally egg-free quick bread recipes, but you can adapt any of them to be egg-free and vegan. Most quick bread recipes are fairly adaptable without eggs. See my post on How to Substitute Eggs for options. You’re bound to have several of these substitutes in your cupboard!

For gluten-free or grain-free quick bread recipes that are not already vegan, I recommend using aquafaba as an egg substitute. It will help to provide the most structure.

Aquafaba - Your Complete Guide to this Vegan Substitute with FAQs, Step by Step Pictures, and More

The Best Dairy-Free Egg-Free Brown Soda Bread

If you need a yeastless sandwich or toast bread, then look no further than this easy brown soda bread. It’s healthy delicious, naturally eggless (and vegan-friendly) and can be baked as a free-form loaf or in a loaf pan. I even bake it as mini loaves for little sandwiches!

Wholesome Irish Brown Soda Bread (the 100% whole grain, rustic, everyday, easy. vegan bread of your dreams!) + Dairy-Free Buttermilk Tips

Grandma’s Buttermylk & Honey Bread

This recipe is naturally egg-less, nutritious, and made purely from pantry ingredients. It’s adapted from a beloved cookbook that my grandma gave to me. We enjoy this dairy-free quick bread for breakfast.

Honey Quick Bread Recipe from Grandma made with Dairy-Free Buttermilk. Naturally egg-free with vegan option!

Popular Vegan Pumpkin Bread

If you like moist, sweet, indulgent pumpkin bread, than this easy vegan recipe is for you.

Popular Pumpkin Bread that's Super Moist and Naturally Dairy Free

Breakfast-Worthy Dairy-Free Banana Bread

This sugar-free banana bread recipe is surprisingly egg-free, hearty, healthy, and delicious! It includes options for a sweeter vegan quick bread, if preferred.

Breakfast-Worthy Banana Bread - The Guilt-Free Recipe You've Been Waiting For (plant-based, no added sugar (with options), wholesome)

Gumdrop Mini Loaves

This is such a fun vegan quick bread recipe to bake with kids! It’s great for holidays, like Christmas or Easter, but also for a spring or summer project.

Dairy-Free Gumdrop Bread Recipe with Vegan Option - nut-free and optionally soy-free too. Baked into mini loaves. Kids can cook treat.

Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancake Bread

This is another “kids can bake” recipe that’s actually top allergen free. It was whipped up by my friend Jereann and her daughter.

Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancake Bread Recipe that will Inspire Little Chefs + a Gluten-Free, Allergy-Friendly Baking Club for Kids

Date Nut Tea Bread

It has holiday appeal, but I think you’ll actually love this bread for tea time too. It’s infused with a cup of fresh brew.

Dairy-Free Date Nut Bread Recipe with Muffin and Mini Loaf Options (can be made vegan or gluten-free). Great for teatime or holiday gifting.

Spoon Bread

This moist savory bread is just like classic Southern spoon bread, but without any dairy. It’s also naturally gluten-free.

Dairy-Free Spoon Bread Recipe - Versatile, Naturally Gluten-Free, Year Round Basic (vegan option included)

Best Zucchini Bread in the Neighborhood

There’s no need for dairy in this popular recipe. It’s a great way to use up a zucchini surplus.

Best Zucchini Bread Recipe! Naturally dairy-free, optionally nut-free, and a neighborhood favorite.

Spiced Pear Breakfast Bread

You’ll love the moist texture and perfectly spiced flavor of this dairy-free quick bread. It’s sweetened solely with a little maple syrup or honey and pureed pear.

Spiced Pear Breakfast Bread Recipe: A wholesome, whole grain bread sweetened lightly with fruit and maple or honey. Dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free.

Sugared Vanilla Gluten-Free Snickerdoodle Bread

This vegan and gluten-free quick bread from my friend Kristina has all the sweet and tangy flavors of her favorite cinnamon cookie.

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread with Olive Oil

Treat yourself to this bakery-style loaf. It’s enriched with olive oil, extra banana, and big dairy-free chocolate chunks.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Recipe (made with Olive Oil) - with a bakery-worthy topping

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Oat Flour Pumpkin Bread

Go gum-free with this oat flour bread! The moist, slightly crumbly texture is so much nicer than most gluten-free pumpkin bread.

Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Recipe made with Oat Flour

Golden Dairy-Free Cornbread

This is an all-time favorite recipe here on Go Dairy Free. And for good reason – it’s practically foolproof!

Sweet Dairy-Free Cornbread Recipe

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Toasties Bread

It’s hard to believe that this indulgent quick bread is top allergen-free. The recipe is from the original bakery of Erin McKenna.

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Toasties Recipe by Erin Mckenna of Babycakes. A top allergen-free, vegan treat! Nut-free, dairy-free, egg-free, etc.

3-Ingredient Beer Bread

Don’t worry, the recipe includes a non-alcoholic option, if needed. It’s a super-easy, naturally egg-free and yeastless savory bread with rustic appeal.

Healthy Plant-Based Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin bread can be an everyday food, thanks to this wholesome, delicious, perfectly tender vegan quick bread recipe.

This tender, perfectly sweet, healthy pumpkin bread is dairy-free, vegan, 100% whole grain, sweetened naturally, and is surprisingly nut-free & soy-free!

Vegan Peanut Butter Bread

This depression-era peanut butter bread recipe calls for just six ingredients and five minutes of prep time. It’s super easy and economical to make and if you love peanut butter, you’ll enjoy this bread with your morning coffee or tea!

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Marbled Option

The chocolate goodness can be swirled in or stirred throughout for a purely chocolate loaf. You can add chocolate chips, or blueberries if you wish!

Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe with Marbled Option (dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, soy-free!)

Glazed Eggnog Bread

When dairy-free eggnog is in season, you can buy some extra shelf-stable supplies to make this delicious sweet bread year round.

Dairy-Free Eggnog Bread Recipe with Nog Glaze and Vegan Option (Egg-Free and Vegan as Pictured, Nut-Free and Soy-Free Options)

Banana Wheat Bread

This simple banana bread is a variation of my breakfast-worthy banana bread. It’s still nutritious, but a little more indulgent in the sweetness and moisture categories.

Dairy-Free Banana Wheat Bread Recipe - healthy, hearty, and flavorful!

Apple Spice Bread

Granny smith apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar make this recipe into a special treat.

Apple Spice Bread

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Scone Loaf

This lovely loaf simple begs for a big mug of tea or coffee! It’s a unique quick bread recipe by my friend Sarah.

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Pumpkin Streusel Bread

If you’re looking for a real indulgence, make this sweet pumpkin bread, complete with streusel and icing.

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Streusel Bread Recipe

Allergy-Friendly Lemon Bread with Lemon Glaze

Megan of Allergy Awesomeness somehow made this decadent dessert-like bread without gluten, eggs, dairy, nuts, or soy!

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Oil-Free Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread

This vegan quick bread recipe was made specifically for creating dairy-free ice cream sandwiches. But the slices are pretty good on their own.

Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe - amazing dairy-free, egg-free, kid-approved bread recipe!

Bananas Foster Bread

This is actually a fairly simple plant-based recipe, but I’ve used dairy-free creamer for an indulgent twist.

Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread

Everyone needs a good cranberry bread in their repertoire, and this one is made special with orange and pecans.

Cranberry Orange Bread Recipe (the pecans are optional!) - dairy-free quick bread for the holidays

Wild Blueberry Cornbread & “Butter”

I bake this cornbread as mini loaves, and slather it with easy homemade blueberry “butter.”

Wild Blueberry Cornbread Loaves with Wild Blueberry Buttery Spread - dairy-free, nut-free + gluten-free optional

Pumpkin Banana Bread

You can double down on the two most popular quick breads with this dairy-free recipe.

Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe - a healthier dairy-free option!

Vegan Gluten-Free Oil-Free Date Bread

My friend Jenn has a vegan blog, but she also specializes in oil-free baking. This perfectly sweet, soft, and moist bread is made without any butter, oil, dairy, refined sugar, or gluten.

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Grain-Free Indian Gingerbread

Shandi of Not Perfect Paleo makes this gingerbread ultra-rich and flavorful with molasses and a double dose of spices.

Indian Gingerbread Recipe - Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free and Almost Paleo

Mini Beet & Carrot Loaves

You can gift these unique loaves around the holidays, but they’re also made with great springtime flavors.

Mini Iced Beet and Carrot Loaves Recipe (Dairy-Free with Options!)

Sweet Vegan Cornbread

Yes, that golden, moist, tender crumb is completely butterless, milkless, and eggless!

Sweet Vegan Cornbread Recipe - easy, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and soy-free

Strawberry Banana Bread with Crumb Topping

I think strawberry and banana are a natural combination, which is why they marry perfectly in this dairy-free quick bread – with or without glaze.

Strawberry Banana Bread with Crumb Topping Recipe (Dairy-Free)

Classic Dairy-Free Irish Soda Bread

You might know it as a St. Patrick’s Day bread, but classic Irish soda bread is a great savory bread option year round.

Dairy-Free Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

According to my husband, dairy-free chocolate chips make every sweet quick bread better. This loaf is also rich and buttery.

Chocolate Chip Vegan Banana Bread Recipe - Egg-Free, Dairy-Free

Paleo Chocolate Loaf

This gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and nutritious bread is sure to satisfy every sweet craving for breakfast or dessert.

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Butternut Squash Bread

Move over pumpkin, it’s time for butternut squash to get some time in the quick bread spotlight. You can use fresh or canned puree, and you can even substitute another winter squash.

Golden Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Bread with Warm Ginger

Wild Blueberry Gingerbread

You might call it cake, but to me, this sweet, rich, spiced recipe is a deliciously moist bread.

Dairy-Free Wild Blueberry Gingerbread Recipe - with Egg-Free, Vegan, and Refined Sugar-Free Options (naturally nut-free and soy-free)

Vegan Pumpkin Nog Bread

I buy vegan nog at the holidays just so I can make mini loaves of this nog-infused and glazed dairy-free quick bread.

30 Dairy-Free Holiday Desserts for Your Next Dinner Party! (All Vegan, Too!)

Honey Pumpkin Cornbread

You might like this unique cornbread at Thanksgiving, but we also like it for using up pantry ingredients!

Honey Pumpkin Cornbread

Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Applesauce Bread

Our list wouldn’t be complete without some applesauce bread! This recipe is full of flavor with a soft and fluffy texture. It’s also gluten-free and oil-free and only has 8 ingredients!

50 Dairy-Free Quick Bread Recipes for Yeastless Baking. All recipes are butterless and completely milk-free and yeast-free. They can also be made egg-free and vegan.

Easy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Brown sugar and chocolate chips lend a youthful dessert appeal to this dairy-free quick bread recipe.

Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Socca (Chickpea Flatbread)

You can make this naturally gluten-free and allergy-friendly flatbread on the stove or in the oven, because we’ve included directions for both!

Simple Socca Recipe - Naturally dairy-free and gluten-free chickpea flatbread from the Mediterranean

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Maple Banana Bread

I was amazed by this gluten-free bread. It’s maple-sweetened, eggless, and gluten-free, but it has a delicious tender crumb!

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe (Maple-Sweetened!) - nut-free and no refined sugar #bananabread #quickbread #glutenfreebaking

Chai Spice Gluten-Free Apple Bread

My friend Kim shared this recipe with us many years ago. She infuses all of her recipes with nutrition and phenomenal flavor.

Gluten-Free Chai Spice Apple Bread

Rosh Hashana Cake

This is Hannah’s vegan version of “honey cake” for the holidays. You might also like it as a simple breakfast bread.

Rosh Hashana Vegan Honey Cake

James Beard’s Dairy-Free Zucchini Bread

It’s hard to be a timeless classic like this one, but we still couldn’t resist adding a few options.

James Beard's Zucchini Bread Recipe with Extra Vanilla and Cinnamon - Naturally Dairy-Free; Nut-Free Option

Butterscotch Pudding Bread

Hannah also shared this vegan quick bread recipe with us. It really is made with butterscotch pudding, which is surprisingly vegan!

Vegan Butterscotch Pudding Bread

Vegan Coconut Banana Bread

You’ll love the rich, tropical vibe of this easy, wholesome, dairy-free, egg-free, yeast-free quick bread.

Vegan Banana Coconut Bread Recipe - Eggless, Dairyless, but Moist and Delicious!

Vegan Oil-Free Pumpkin Bread

I must admit that I usually add at least a couple tablespoons of fat to quick bread recipes for the best crumb. But you will love this recipe if you’re following a fat-free or low-fat diet.

Vegan Oil-Free Pumpkin Bread Recipe with Flaxseed

Grain-Free Lemon Strawberry Flax Flatbread

Their are no grains and no nuts in this gluten-free, dairy-free quick bread. It really is made with flaxseeds for a wonderfully “nutty” flavor.

Lemon Strawberry Flaxseed Meal Bread Recipe - grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and optionally sugar-free from Bread-free Bread

Perfect Pumpkin Bread for All

I have to close with a recipe that nearly everyone can enjoy. I created this gluten-free, egg-free, nut-free, soy-free pumpkin bread about a decade ago, and it continues to be a favorite in many households. Everyone loves it!

Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe for All! (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and soy-free yet so tender, moist and perfect!)

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


  1. So many delicious and fun breads!! I’m going to have a hard time narrowing down which ones to bake this week to switch up our banana bread. The gumdrop one looks really fun.
    Thank you for including one of mine in this wonderful round-up that’s perfectly timed.

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