Tea & Breakfast Breads

Banana Bread
Find recipes for yeast, tea, and quick homemade breads perfect for brunch, parties, and family meals.

Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Top this cinnamon-flavored carrot bread with tangy cream cheese icing and homemade candied carrots.

Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

Miniature chocolate pieces are scattered throughout this quick bread, making a little chocolate seem like a lot. Add pizzazz by mixing in red and green maraschino cherries.

Apple Butter-Banana Bread

Ripe bananas and apple butter impart a sweet, round flavor and a moistness that can't be beat.

Spiral Apple Dumplings

These are not your typical dumplings. They look like cinnamon rolls, but they're really pastry wrapped around a shredded apple filling.

Citrus Breakfast Cake

For a special breakfast treat, drizzle a mixture of powdered sugar and orange juice over this warm cake and top with nuts.

Overnight Coffee Cake

Make this easy coffee cake ahead, refrigerate up to 24 hours, then bake.

Cranberry Twist Bread

Although the orange-flavored drizzle makes a stunning addition to this Cranberry Twist Bread, you can omit it to further reduce the calories.

English Muffin Bread

For a can't-miss breakfast or snack, toast slices of this delightfully sturdy bread -- known for its crunchy, coarse texture -- and slather them with honey butter, jam, or spreadable fruit.

Apple Strudel Bread

The filling boasts the traditional flavors of a classic apple strudel -- apples, raisins, brown sugar, and cinnamon. But thanks to the bread machine, this luscious loaf is much simpler to make.

Festive Fruit-and-Nut Panettone

Originally from Milan, Italy, and served at Christmas and other special occasions, this wonderful fruit-and-nut bread can be served anytime from breakfast to a midnight snack.

Sunflower Seed Bread

This bread has a wonderful crunch of sunflower seeds and a hint of orange flavor. This hearty loaf is terrific plain or toasted and slathered with butter or orange marmalade.

Blueberry Muffin Bread

This light and luscious bread studded with blueberries has a whisper of nutmeg. It's a great treat any time of day.

Cinnamon Swirl Bread for 16

The aroma alone will tell everyone that this Cinnamon Swirl Bread is special and delicious.

Orange-Date Pumpkin Bread

Orange and Date Pumpkin Bread is an enticing, honey-sweetened treat. It really shines when served with reduced-fat cream cheese flavored with a little grated orange peel.

Sour Cream Bread

Gooey-good sweetened cream cheese fills this rich and wonderful bread.

Lemon Drop Bread

The lemon flavor comes from both lemon drop candy and lemon peel. Add a lemon glaze for even more flavor and this Lemon Drop Bread could be called Triple Lemon Bread.

Almond Twirl Bread

This impressive Almond Twirl bread will be the star of any breakfast, brunch, or afternoon tea. It's like having home-baked cinnamon rolls in a ring.

Apple-Cinnamon Bread

This low-fat bread with a cinnamon-apple spiral is great for breakfast or a midmorning treat. Warm up a slice or two in the microwave and spread with apple butter.

Dark Chocolate Mini Muffins

If you don't have enough muffin cups, bake in batches.

Monkey Bread

All the makings of a sinfully, yummy breakfast bread -- warmth, goo, nuts, and cinnamon. What makes Monkey Bread extra special is that it's fun to eat. The cake pulls apart into individual scrumptious rolls.

Pumpkin Spice Loaves

Pumpkin bread is always a favorite, and the addition of a nut topping (baked into the loaves at the bottom of the pan) is a wonderful crunchy surprise.

Apple Pie Bread

Move over apple pie! This bread -- with its moist apple flavor and crunchy streusel-nut topping -- may become the new American standard.

Spiced Pear-Cherry Bread

Include a container of Spiced Cream Cheese Butter when giving this moist cherry- and nut-studded bread as a gift.

Date-Nut Bread

Sweet dates contract nicely with the salty mixed nuts. Be sure to buy whole dates that are not already sugared.

Cinnamon-Swirl Bread

Marble the cinnamon-nut streusel throughout the batter so there's luscious crunch in every bite of bread.

Hazelnut-Blueberry Bread

For different flavor combos, choose between dried blueberries or cranberries and between hazelnuts or pecans. Our taste panel was especially fond of the bread's toasty nut flavor.

Chocolate-Cashew Bread

Looking for a gift idea that is one-of-a-kind and luxurious, yet inexpensive to make? This fabulous bread is sure to delight your friends, neighbors, or teachers. Wrap the loaves in red cellophane and add a sprig of artificial greenery instead of a bow.

Cranberry-Orange Loaf

Filled with dried figs or apricots, pistachios, and cranberries and touched with a whisper of orange, this loaf stacks up with the best of holiday baking. Choose Calimyrna figs for the prettiest loaf.

Fruited Pumpkin Loaf

Serve this apricot-filled pumpkin bread for breakfast during the Thanksgiving weekend, or present it to your hosts as a treat. You don't have to tell anyone that it starts with a mix.

Vermont Streusel Cake

Moist and maple -- two words that fit quite well together. Add in streusel and you have one great cake that makes a wonderful fall dessert, a sweet snack for midmorning coffee, or a special holiday gift.

Cranberry-Black Walnut Coffee Cake

This is the kind of old-fashioned home baking that makes a cook's reputation and establishes a sweet family tradition. Cut the cake into thick wedges and serve it warm for brunch or as dessert.

Banana Bread

For a special treat, serve honey butter with this moist bread that's full of bananas.

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