Our 19 Best Bread Recipes That Will Absolutely Cure Your Carb Cravings
Semolina and Rosemary Boule
Curious how to score that perfect crust? The secret to this bread recipe lies in steam. Place a pan of water under the bread pan as the loaf bakes to help the dough rise and the crust get a bit of crunch. Made with high-quality semolina flour and snipped rosemary, the gorgeous round loaf is perfect for a rustic Italian feast.
Double-Decker Pumpkin Bread
Pumpkin pie, you’ve got some major competition with this easy bread recipe. Cream cheese and sour cream unite for a smooth and sweet filling. That ginger-spiced cream mixture separates two layers of fluffy pumpkin quick bread batter for an irresistible blend of fall flavors.
Everyday Artisan Bread
We're not kidding when we call this classic homemade bread recipe “everyday." It calls for just 15 minutes of prep time to create three 1-pound loaves, and they can be customized with your choice of add-ons. Bacon, cheese, pepperoni, toasted nuts...you can’t go wrong. Savor a different slice for each meal of the day with just one batch of this easy bread recipe.
No-Knead Skillet Focaccia
Bust out your cast-iron skillet, because it’s the key tool for a lightly-crisp exterior and chewy, airy interior in this easy-prep focaccia bread recipe. Garnish with your favorite Mediterranean-inspired toppings to complement the Italian loaf (we're fond of olives, rosemary, garlic, and roasted red pepper).
Whole Grain Sunflower Bread
This isn’t your standard pillowy, play-second-fiddle-to-the-fillings sandwich bread. Try this bold no-yeast bread recipe when you’re in the mood for something hearty and filling. Whole wheat flour, flax, and sunflower seeds bulk up the texture and add fiber and protein to your meal.
Related: Our Best Whole Grain Recipes
Who can resist the deliciousness of a banana bread recipe? Whether you need to use up overripe bananas or you just want a wholesome snack or side, banana bread is the time-honored favorite. Our recipe features a sweet streusel topping for a little satisfying crunch.
Flavored Slow Cooker Corn Bread
Your award-winning chili has met its match with this easy bread recipe. Dense, rich, and loaded with sweet corn goodness, this loaf cooks in your slow cooker as you go about the day. Make it your own with our bonus boosters, such as bacon and brown sugar, honey and jalapeño, or chipotle peppers and cheddar cheese.
Lemon-Poppy Seed Quick Bread
Why mess with a classic? Our lemon-poppy seed quick bread recipe is the luscious, lemony snack to round out your brunch menu. In case you want to mix things up, we created tangerine, cardamom, and green tea variations.
Apple-Bourbon Monkey Bread
Traditional biscuit-based, brown sugar-y Monkey bread recipes are good. But you know what's even better? Monkey bread that's spiked with bourbon (yes, please!) and diced apples. This brunch-friendly apple bread recipe is ideal when you're not in the mood to bake bread from scratch but are still seeking a rich, bakery-quality treat.
Once you discover how doable (and delicious) it is to make your own baguettes, you'll never grab one at the supermarket again. If you're a first-time bread-maker, this simple French bread recipe is a smart place to start. The soft middle and perfectly-crisp crust you'll achieve with the help of just five ingredients will convince guests you're an expert baker.
Easy Everyday Bread
How can something so easy taste so incredible? We’ll never have an answer for that, but for a tasty homemade white bread recipe far better than the sliced loaves on supermarket shelves, this fan-favorite has you covered. Everyone will love the soft consistency, and it's swoon-worthy with a dab of butter.
Gluten-Free White Bread
Here’s proof that gluten-free bread recipes can be as tender as their wheat-filled counterparts. Our gluten-free flour mix (featuring white rice flour, potato starch, sorghum flour, and xanthan gum) makes all the difference. That, plus oats, a couple eggs, and yeast make this homemade bread recipe one folks going gluten free will turn to again and again.
Slow Cooker Beer Bread
Crack open a cold one. (Actually, make that two, so there's one for the cook to sip on while preparing this beer bread recipe!) A bottle of fizzy ale or lager lightens the texture of this part-whole-wheat loaf so no yeast is required. Once you've mastered the basic beer bread, up the ante with our caraway-rye, white cheddar-mustard, or honey thyme variations.
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Herb Dinner Bread
From falafel to gyro meat to roasted veggies, nearly every savory sandwich filling tastes better when tucked inside this pita bread recipe. If you have flour, yeast, olive oil, and salt tucked away in your pantry, then you have everything you need to mix, knead, and bake the bubbly flatbreads. For Indian naan, simply trade 6 tablespoons of plain yogurt for an equal amount of water called for in the pita bread recipe.
No-Knead Honey Bread
We can't stop buzzing about this honey-scented loaf. The no-knead bread recipe includes 2 tablespoons of the liquid gold, which makes each crumb just sweet enough—in other words, this is still perfectly savory for sandwiches! Add sage sprigs before baking for a showy, garden-fresh garnish.
In a hot rush for a garlic bread recipe to pair with your dinner? Start with a bakery loaf of your favorite French bread recipe, and this easy, cheesy loaf can be yours in just 12 minutes. Just slather on the butter, top with garlic, Italian seasoning, parsley, and Parm, then broil until melty and golden.
Currant-Orange Irish Soda Bread
This Irish soda bread recipe is just as tasty the during other 364 days of the year as it is on St. Patrick's Day! With currants for sweetness and orange peel for tang, this buttermilk bread disappears faster than most other carbs in our kitchens. For the epitome of Gaelic goodness, slather your slice with a big pat of Irish butter.