Bread Recipes

From quick and easy breads like banana and zucchini, to yeast homemade breads, you are sure to find the right recipes and tips.

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Dinner Rolls

Rating: 3.64 stars
These warm, buttery rolls only take a little hands-on prep (the yeast does all the work), kids love to help shape them, and they fill the house with a delicious aroma. Even better, the same dough can be used for Cinnamon-Nut Buns.

Chocolate Cinnamon-Swirl Bread

Rating: 5 stars
End brunch on a sweet note by slicing into a loaf of this rich, babka-inspired swirl bread. Enriching the yeasted dough with eggs and milk produces a super tender crumb once baked, but not before becoming the canvas for a cinnamon-spiked chocolate filling. To make sure the filling is infused into every pillowy bite, the dough is braided together before being placed in the loaf pan to proof and then bake.  

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Quick Basic Pizza Dough

Rating: 3.37 stars
This homemade pizza crust comes together quickly—give the dough time to rise and a couple of kneads, and it's done! Use it as a base for your favorite pie and have an at-home pizza night.

The Best Banana Bread

Rating: 3.61 stars
The batter for this easy-to-make banana bread is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture. In order to avoid this quick bread becoming tough and chewy, don't overmix the batter.

Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread

Think of this four-ingredient side as super-deluxe garlic bread. It's a fun way for the whole family to dig into some nutty pesto swirled together with gooey mozzarella cheese.

Sourdough Banana Bread

When you bake sourdough bread using a homemade starter, you'll eventually end up with so much of it that you'll need to discard some to keep the amount manageable.  You can compost the discard, or use it up in a recipe like this banana bread. You won't notice much difference in flavor; what you will notice is a slightly denser texture and an almost savory flavor from the use of olive oil, plus delicate sweetness from maple syrup.

Classic French Toast

Rating: 3.49 stars
Any dense bread such as challah, brioche, or sourdough will work for this simple French toast recipe.

No-Knead Tomato Focaccia

Garlic and thyme are perfect partners for the juicy cherry tomatoes that top this easy focaccia. Minimal dough handling means the bread requires just 15 minutes of prep.

Sourdough Starter

Rating: 2.47 stars
A starter, which is a mix of active wild yeasts and bacteria, is the key to leavening all kinds of sourdough-based delicacies. This recipe, adapted from Artisan Bryan, calls for a combination of flours; the rye flour helps speed up the process. Once the starter is established, you can continue to feed with a mix, or transition to entirely white flour. Note that you don't add any yeast yourself; instead, you allow the wild yeast present in the flour to develop over time. 

Blueberry Scones

Rating: 3.43 stars
Sweet-tart fresh blueberries are showcased in every bite of these light, fluffy scones accented with lemon zest.

Mummy's Sweet White Scones

Rating: 3.57 stars
This mouthwatering recipe for scones is courtesy of Petersham Nursery.

Inspiration and Ideas

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Looking for a weekend project that offers a delicious result? Whether you prefer sweet or savory, learn how to make a loaf of bread at home with these recipes.

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Scones are easy to make, easy to eat, and easy to love—that's what makes them such a standout dish. Here, we've gathered our best scone recipes to enjoy with clotted cream and jam for afternoon tea, healthy twists to enjoy at breakfast, and indulgent glazed options you can enjoy as dessert.

Baked Stuffed French Toast

Rating: 3.13 stars

Both sweet and savory, this make-ahead brunch entree is stuffed with ham and Gruyere cheese and served with maple syrup. This family-friendly dish goes well with a green salad.