Delicious and aromatic Summer Thyme Bread

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Delicious and aromatic Summer Thyme Bread
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on December 26, 2023

This Summer Thyme Bread is a perfect addition to your summer menu. Packed with the aromatic flavors of thyme and the freshness of seasonal vegetables, this bread will be a hit at any gathering. It's easy to make and pairs well with a variety of dishes. From picnics to barbecues, this bread is a must-have for all your summer gatherings.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup diced bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced zucchini


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and thyme leaves.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and olive oil.
  4. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  5. Fold in the corn kernels, diced bell peppers, and diced zucchini.
  6. Transfer the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove from the oven and let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  9. Transfer the bread to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing and serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Thyme has been used in cooking for centuries and is believed to have various health benefits, including antioxidant properties.
  • The addition of corn, bell peppers, and zucchini to this bread adds a hint of sweetness and a burst of color.