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Bread recipes

94 Recipes

Fill the house with the aroma of freshly baked bread. From an easy white loaf to sourdough, focaccia and brioche, we have a range of sweet and savoury bread recipes.

Read our review of the best bread knives we've tested to find your perfect one.

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  • Halloumi & chipotle loaf cut into slices

    Halloumi & chipotle loaf

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy a loaf filled with delicious textures and kicking flavours, with creamy halloumi and the heat of smoky, sweet chipotle. Enjoy with lashings of butter

  • Easy white bread loaf sliced with butter

    Easy white bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.492 ratings

    A great recipe for an electric breadmaker – or do it the traditional way

  • Olive, cherry tomato & feta focaccia cut into squares

    Olive, cherry tomato & feta focaccia

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bake this moreish focaccia with the flavours of the Med – it's ideal for a picnic. Or try it minus the olives, tomatoes and feta for a very reliable plain focaccia

  • Seed & grain cottage loaf

    Seed & grain cottage loaf

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Tiger bread sliced with jam

    Tiger bread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.46 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

  • Bread roll and butter

    Easy bread rolls

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.124 ratings

    Bake these simple white bread rolls for sandwiches, burger buns or to dunk in soup. Using only a handful of ingredients, bread-making has never been so easy

  • Loaves of bread with butter and knife

    White sourdough

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.104 ratings

    Master the art of making sourdough bread with our step-by-step recipe. Learn how to create a starter, levain and the loaf itself with our expert tips.

  • Cheese, oat & spring onion soda bread cut into slices

    Cheese, oat & spring onion soda bread

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of oats, a cupboard staple, with this moreish cheese and spring onion soda bread. Enjoy with soups, salads or simply slathered in butter

  • Rye bread

    Rye bread

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.18 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

  • Focaccia in a baking tray

    Focaccia

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.174 ratings

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

  • Easy gluten-free flatbreads with toasted cumin seeds

    Easy gluten-free flatbread

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.63 ratings

    Use our easy gluten-free bread recipe to make light, fluffy breads which can be used for scooping up sauces, served alongside curries or served as a lunchtime snack with some dips

  • Classic white loaf on a board with butter

    Classic white loaf

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Begin your bread-baking journey with this simple white loaf – once you’ve conquered this, you’ll be able to move on to more advanced recipes

  • Sliced ciabatta with oil

    Ciabatta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    Try making a loaf of this Italian white bread with our simple recipe. Get that characteristic crisp crust and soft inside that's perfect for dipping in olive oil

  • Sliced loaf of bread with butter and jam

    Plain flour bread

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 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

  • A loaf of soda bread on a chopping board

    Easy soda bread

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.91 ratings

    Want a simple bread recipe? This soda bread requires no kneading or proving, is yeast-free and takes mere minutes to prepare. Above all, it's delicious

  • Bread in four easy steps

    Bread in four easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.141 ratings

    Kids can help with this super-simple bread recipe. Use whichever flour you like, granary, wholemeal or white

  • Warm naan bread stacked in a pile

    Naan bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.273 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 with your favourite curry

  • Sourdough bread

    How to make sourdough bread

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.43 ratings

    Make a sourdough starter from scratch, then use it to bake a flavoursome loaf of bread with our simple step-by-step recipe.

  • A single brioche

    Brioche

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.49 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

  • Pitta bread on a chopping board with hummus

    Pitta bread

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.87 ratings

    Rustle up homemade pitta bread to serve with dips or as a side dish to mop up juices. You can easily make them ahead and freeze them for a fail-safe snack

  • Olive oil bread

    Olive oil bread

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.114 ratings

    Follow this simple step-by-step method for a homemade loaf, or adapt to include your favourite flavours

  • Two whole and one partially torn baguettes on a wire rack

    Baguettes (French bread)

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make fresh, French bread at home with this simple recipe - an overnight starter called a poolish gives a golden crust and chewy middle.

  • Cheesy piece of garlic baguette being pulled out

    Cheesy garlic baguette

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    A real crowd pleaser that will have everyone feeling full. Worth every calorie.

  • Courgette & cheddar soda bread

    Courgette & cheddar soda bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.35 ratings

    This simple loaf is easy to make but big on flavour and texture, with mature cheese, grated courgettes, oats and thyme

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