This bread in a bottle is the perfect hostess gift. It’s a useful and pretty present that will add to their holiday feast. Simply layer all the dry ingredients listed below (making sure to tap each ingredient down with the back of a spoon), and attach the following recipe on the back of the label or card. Add a ribbon or kitchen twine around for decoration, and voila! A tasty treat your hostess is sure to love.
You can also use other recipes as well — try substituting with Christmas cookie ingredients instead! Here are 90 recipes to choose from.
Bread mix in a bottle
Dry ingredients to layer into the bottle:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butterscotch chips.
Recipe to write on back of label:
1. In a large bowl, mix the contents of this bottle: 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 cup rolled oats, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 cup butterscotch chips.
2. In a small bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, 2 large eggs, and 1/4 cup melted butter.
3. Stir wet mixture into dry ingredients until evenly mixed (the batter will look lumpy).
4. Pour into a buttered and floured 9 by 5inch loaf pan, and bake in a 350° oven until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean (approximately 50 minutes).