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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.

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  • A loaf of vegan soda bread

    Vegan soda bread

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy a vegan version of soda bread, which is just as quick and easy as the original and tastes equally delicious spread with your favourite toppings

  • Hedgehog rolls

    Hedgehog rolls

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 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

  • Chelsea buns on cooling rack

    Chelsea buns

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.34 ratings

    This classic, easy Chelsea bun recipe is the perfect sweet bake to enjoy with your afternoon cup of tea. Who could resist a fruit-filled bun, hot from the oven?

  • Fingers of toasted garlic bread

    Garlic bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    Make this classic side dish with a crispy crust and buttery, garlicky centre. Our cheesy garlic bread toasts are delicious served with lasagne, soups and plenty more.

  • Sliced loaf of bread with jam

    Slow cooker bread

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 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

  • Soft burger buns being carried on a plate

    Soft burger buns

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.63 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

  • A sweet sourdough loaf

    Sweet sourdough

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy baking sourdough bread? Try this enriched sourdough, which you can make into a brioche loaf or use to make other sweet sourdough bakes

  • Rye sourdough bread load with a poached egg

    Rye sourdough bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 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

  • Brioche buns

    Brioche buns

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.60 ratings

    We show you how to master this soft bread enriched with eggs and milk. Serve split and filled with barbecued meat, burgers or pulled pork

  • Vegan banana & walnut bread

    Vegan banana & walnut bread

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.45 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

  • Soda farls on a wire rack

    Soda farls

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Celebrate St Patrick's Day with soda farls – an Irish soda bread flattened into a circle and divided into four 'farls'. Eat warm with butter

  • Chocolate orange babka plaited into a festive wreath shape

    Chocolate orange babka

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make a chocolate orange babka for a showstopping treat at Christmas. Babka is an enriched bread dough usually made in a loaf tin, but we've shaped it as a wreath

  • A caramelised onion focaccia cut into pieces

    Caramelised onion focaccia

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 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

  • Quick and puffy flatbreads served with curry

    Quick flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Whip up these speedy puffed flatbreads for an Indian-style feast. They're like a cheat’s version of naan bread, and are great for mopping up a curry

  • Seeded wholemeal soda bread

    Seeded wholemeal soda bread

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.24 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

  • Porridge bread served on a chopping board

    Porridge bread

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Porridge eaters in the house? Use up cold porridge leftovers to make this easy porridge bread. Enjoy with butter and marmalade or with soup and sandwiches

  • Flatbreads in stack on plate

    Easy soft flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make our easiest ever flatbread recipe with just a handful of ingredients and no yeast. They’re perfect for mopping up a warming curry or saucy shakshuka

  • Pesto focaccia sandwich

    Pesto focaccia sandwich

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 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

  • Fig & serrano ham picnic bread

    Fig & Serrano ham picnic bread

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 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

  • Wholemeal flatbreads

    Wholemeal flatbreads

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    These flatbreads are a doddle – simply make a large batch out of storecupboard ingredients and freeze them for later in the week

  • Hot cross buns on a baking tray

    Hot cross buns

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.255 ratings

    Follow master baker Paul Hollywood's ultimate step-by-step guide to creating perfectly decorated fruit buns

  • Lamb shoulder & smoky aubergine flatbread

    Lamb shoulder & smoky aubergine flatbread

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Fig, nut & seed bread with ricotta & fruit

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.23 ratings

    Start the day well with this fruit and nut breakfast loaf, spread with cream cheese and topped with orange or apple. It keeps for a month, too

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