Our Best Bread Recipes

Whether it's banana bread or a hearty wheat loaf, freshly baked bread can complete a meal and bring the family together. These bread recipes offer a flavor for every palate, and a bread for every occasion.

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    Semolina and Rosemary Boule

    Made with high-quality semolina flour, this gorgeous round loaf is perfect for a rustic Italian dinner. Snipped rosemary fills every bite with fresh herb flavor.

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    Two-Tone Banana Bread

    Take banana bread up a notch with peanut butter- and chocolate-infused dough. The decadent swirl of flavors tastes even better when topped with chocolate-hazelnut spread.

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    Zucchini Bread with a Twist

    Zucchini bread is famous for its moist, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Combine that with cranberries and orange zest for a brightly flavored bread recipe that's perfect for breakfast or brunch.

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    Double-Decker Pumpkin Bread

    Cream cheese and sour cream unite for a smooth and sweet filling for this bread recipe. The ginger-spiced cream mixture separates two layers of fluffy pumpkin bread in our sweet twist on a classic.

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    Whole Grain Sunflower Bread

    Try this bold bread recipe when you want something hearty and filling. Whole wheat flour, flax, and sunflower seeds offer great texture and add fiber and protein to your meal.

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    Chocolate-Zucchini Bread

    Two rounds of dark chocolate—one on top and one in the dough—will have guests begging for this zucchini bread recipe. Vanilla and cinnamon boost the sweetness of the batter.

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    How to Make Whole Wheat Bread

    For everyday eating, whole wheat bread is delicious and a healthier option than white bread. Our video teaches you how much whole wheat flour to use when making this bread at home.

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    Banana Bread

    Who can resist the unstoppable goodness of banana bread? 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 extra crunch.

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    Cranberry-Orange Loaf

    Light, fruity flavors star in this simple quick-bread recipe. Each slice is full of orange zest and chopped cranberries. Just spread with your favorite marmalade or jam.

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    Molasses-Buckwheat Loaf

    A robust mixture of rye and buckwheat flour makes dense, rich bread, great for pairing with dinner. The distinct flavor of molasses adds sweetness and a tang, giving this bread recipe an edge over any store-bought variety.

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    Lemon-Poppy Seed Quick Bread

    Why mess with a classic? Our lemon-poppy seed bread recipe is just the luscious, lemony snack you were looking for. In case you want to mix things up, we created tangerine, cardamom, and green tea variations.

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    Cherry and Golden Raisin Bread

    A light drizzle of lemon glaze tops off this deliciously sweet bread recipe. Plump cherries and golden raisins add fruitiness.

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    French Bread

    If you're a first-time bread-maker, this simple six-ingredient French-style loaf is a great recipe to start with. Its soft middle and perfectly crisp crust will convince guests you're an expert baker.

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    Everyday-Easy Bread

    For a tasty homemade white bread, try this simple recipe. Everyone will love the soft consistency—it's perfect with a dab of butter.

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    Smoked Gouda and Ale Loaf

    This hearty no-knead bread is packed with flavor. Each slice is filled with bacon, stone-ground mustard, Gouda cheese, beer, and caraway.

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    Tuscan Whole Wheat Herb Bread

    This recipe makes tender, savory bread flavored with sage, whole wheat flour, and a bit of cornmeal. Add fresh sage sprigs before baking for an artful garnish.

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    Herb Dinner Bread

    A mixture of mashed potatoes and cottage cheese added to the dough makes this hearty bread extra tender. Dill and thyme add punches of flavor.

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    Four-Grain Bread

    Rolled oats, whole wheat, barley, and cornmeal add fiber and nutrients to this quick and easy bread recipe. It's great for making toast or sandwiches.

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    Ginger and Rhubarb Loaf

    This unique bread recipe contains a delicious blend of flavors, including fresh or frozen rhubarb, golden raisins, fresh ginger, and coriander.

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    Pepper-Parmesan Bread

    Peppered dough is rolled around a layer of Parmesan cheese for a zesty loaf with a ribbon of cheese in every bite.

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    Cranberry Twist Bread

    Dig into a breakfast bread filled with cranberries, pecans, and orange zest for a great start to any day. The orange-flavor icing makes morning even sweeter.

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    Seriously Scrumptious Brunch Breads

    Bust out the mimosas -- it's brunch time! Including ooey-gooey rolls, best-ever banana bread, bread puddings, and fancy toast ideas, these brunch bread recipes round out the brunch menu and dress up the table in delicious style. You'll never have to hit the town for brunch again.
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