Cottage loaf with jam and butter

Bread recipes

48 Recipes

Fill the house with the aroma of freshly baked bread.

Seed & grain cottage loaf

4.666665

(12 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

Tiger bread

4.73684

(19 ratings)

With its iconic crackled crust and pillowy centre, tiger bread is a fantastic baking recipe to have up your sleeve. Our easy recipe is simple, and makes a great weekend project
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hedgehog rolls

4.833335

(6 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

Plain flour bread

3.75

(4 ratings)

This no-yeast bread is made using any plain flour you have at home. It’s slightly denser than a yeasted bread, but very satisfying spread with butter or dunked in hot soup...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Naan bread

4.8

(160 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

Brioche

4.4

(10 ratings)

Make homemade brioche and enjoy with jam or butter for breakfast. It takes a little effort, but the results of this sweet, soft bread are well worth it
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Focaccia

4.886365

(44 ratings)

Make a simple, homemade version of this classic Italian bread. Serve our rosemary focaccia alongside pasta dishes or enjoy with green salads
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker bread

3.75

(4 ratings)

Make an easy loaf with this slow cooker bread recipe. This simple project is perfect for beginners and uses strong wholemeal or white flour
  • 2 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Soft burger buns

4.42857

(35 ratings)

Combine the ingredients for brioche with a burger bun recipe to make a deliciously sweet, soft, light dough. It could also be shaped into hot dog rolls
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rye sourdough bread

5

(4 ratings)

This basic all-rye sourdough loaf has a deep malty flavour which works well with smoked fish or cured meats. Rye has less gluten than wheat so requires a slightly different technique
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vegan banana & walnut bread

4.911765

(34 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

Gluten-free bread

3.25

(8 ratings)

A straightforward loaf of bread for anyone who's following a gluten-free diet. Bake this and use it to make sandwiches or toast, or simply slather it in butter...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caramelised onion focaccia

4

(4 ratings)

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

4.384615

(13 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

4.8

(5 ratings)

The fillings for your sandwiches are baked into the bread here, making this an easy picnic option. To make it veggie, look for a vegetarian pesto
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Fig & Serrano ham picnic bread

5

(2 ratings)

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

4

(1 rating)

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

2.9

(30 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

4.857145

(21 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

4.634145

(41 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

4.75

(12 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

3.666665

(3 ratings)

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

Easy sourdough bread

3.903225

(31 ratings)

Don't be daunted by making a sourdough bread starter at home - this easy cheat's version makes a lovely loaf without the stress...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Gruyère & onion tear & share

5

(4 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

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