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Bread recipes

41 Recipes

Fill the house with the aroma of fresh-baked bread.

Seed & grain cottage loaf

3.75

(2 ratings)

A fail-safe bread recipe that produces the perfect loaf- once you've mastered it, try swapping flours and altering the shape
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Potato & turmeric focaccia

0

(0 ratings)

Try this twist on a traditional foccacia with a topping of potato, turmeric and rosemary. It takes a little effort, but you'll be well rewarded for your time...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Hedgehog rolls

5

(3 ratings)

Introduce kids to the art of breadmaking with this fun and easy starter recipe. These mini hedgehog rolls are the cutest bake you'll ever make...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Naan bread

4.84375

(8 ratings)

Make your own Indian flatbreads at home and you'll never go back to buying them. Delicious eaten warm, these naans are ideal served as a side dish to your favourite curry recipe...
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegan banana & walnut bread

5

(3 ratings)

We love a slice of banana bread with crunchy walnuts and sweet dates, warm from the oven. This vegan version is great for breakfast or with an afternoon cuppa
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rustic oat & treacle soda bread

5

(2 ratings)

This simple, yeast-free Irish bread is delicious with soup or cheese. For a darker loaf, you can use an extra spoonful of treacle in place of the honey
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caramelised onion focaccia

5

(1 rating)

Cut this onion focaccia into squares or tear and share – it's an ideal side dish for a barbecue alongside summer salads and can be made a day ahead...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Seeded wholemeal soda bread

3.958335

(6 ratings)

Shop-bought bread can be loaded with salt, sugar and preservatives, so try making your own for a healthier loaf. It takes only 10 minutes to prepare
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pesto focaccia sandwich

5

(2 ratings)

The fillings for your sandwiches are baked into the bread, making this an easy veggie picnic option that won't go soggy...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Fig & Serrano ham picnic bread

5

(1 rating)

Enjoy as it is with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar for dunking, or smear with soft goat's cheese and top with a handful of rocket...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Lamb shoulder & smoky aubergine flatbread

0

(0 ratings)

This is loosely based on the Turkish dish of lahmacun, but with a thicker bread base similar to pizza. Great for using leftover lamb, the charred aubergine gives a smoky depth
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Cloud bread

2.5

(7 ratings)

Light and fluffy, this bread substitute lives up to its name. Use it as a low-carb option for sandwiches
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkish-style sharing bread

0

(0 ratings)

This deep-pan version of a classic Turkish 'pizza' called lahmacun, topped with spicy lamb mince and red onion, cuts into bite-size wedges for a fuss-free yet flavour-packed party nibble...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Courgette & cheddar soda bread

4.886365

(11 ratings)

This simple loaf is easy to make but big on flavour and texture, with mature cheese, grated courgettes, oats and thyme
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & pesto whirls

4.55357

(14 ratings)

These herby tear-and-share bread rolls have mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes baked into them - perfect for a picnic or for dipping into soup
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Seeded wholemeal loaf

3.75

(3 ratings)

This hearty, wholesome bread is rich in flavour and packed with seeds - try pumpkin, sunflower, poppy or linseeds
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

New potato & rosemary focaccia

3.75

(1 rating)

This easy Italian-style loaf is inspired by the classic chip buttie - perfect as an alternative to a dinner party bread basket
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Cheat’s sourdough

4.791665

(6 ratings)

Don't be daunted by making a sourdough bread starter at home - this easy, overnight version makes a lovely loaf
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Gruyère & onion tear & share

5

(2 ratings)

These tasty white bread rolls are filled with cheese and onion - let everyone help themselves as part of a buffet
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Steamed bao buns

5

(9 ratings)

Fill these steamed Chinese bread rolls with BBQ pork and pickled vegetables for a perfect Chinese New Year party nibble
  • 1 hour and 4 mins
  • A challenge

Rye bread

4.214285

(7 ratings)

This rye bread recipe is lower in gluten than your average white loaf - this recipe uses white or wholemeal flour to give a light texture but you can experiment with ratios
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy white bread

4.786335

(172 ratings)

A great recipe for an electric breadmaker - or do it the traditional way
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Rustic bread

4.441175

(17 ratings)

This is a traditional Sicilian bread that you can make in the morning to get ahead
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Roquefort & walnut rolls

4.8

(10 ratings)

Use your favourite cheese in these delicious rolls from Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

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