As someone who loves making bread, I know the smell of fresh bread can make a home feel welcoming. I know that a loaf of bread can be turned into many delicious meals and snacks. I also know that a fresh loaf of bread can be a trademark for the heart.
But what’s my point exactly?
Basically, smells and tastes hold important memories for us, and making homemade bread is the best way to arouse those emotions.
That’s why bread making is an amazing experience.
But beyond all that, making your own bread can also be economical and a great skill that will ensure that with few ingredients you and your family will probably never go hungry.
Today I’m bringing you a ton of delicious bread recipes so you can enjoy your daily bread in a delicious fashion.
1. The Perfect White Bread
If this loaf of bread does not get your mouth watering then you might want to get your taste buds checked. Not only does it appear as a picture-perfect loaf but you can almost smell it through the internet.
If you are a sandwich lover or even a bread and butter type of person then you would love to have this recipe around. It could become a favorite treat or just something you turn to for everyday use.
2. Bread In A Bag
Do you love freshly baked bread but hate the mess? Well, you don’t have to let that stand in your way any longer.
Thankfully, someone came up with a great idea to actually mix your bread ingredients in a bag. The only way it will get easier than this is if you purchase a bread machine. So what more could you ask for, simplicity and cheap.
You can up your bread game by making your own flour with a grain mill.
3. Multigrain Bread
Do you love your bread but need a healthier option besides the basic white bread? I can understand that. That is why we are bringing you this healthy option. Doesn’t it look delicious?
And beyond the fact that it is healthy, it is very basic to make and actually takes less time than some white bread recipes do. So why not give it a go?
4. Pretzel Bread
Pretzel bread is a great treat every now and then. They are great for burgers and different sandwiches.
But you might also enjoy this type of bread for just some jam and toast. Either way, give it a try. I doubt you’ll be disappointed.
5. Challah Bread
Challah bread is a very unique but beautiful bread. It has a great flavor but is most easily identified by the braiding technique that gives it its unique style.
However, I will say that the braiding technique can be a little tricky. If you are a beginner at baking bread then you might not want to start with this recipe.
6. Honey Buttermilk Bread
I really like this recipe. The reason is that it helps me to utilize two very common ingredients in my kitchen.
When I have excess buttermilk hanging around and extra honey then why not put the two together and make a delicious loaf of bread?
7. Garlic And Herb Pull Apart Bread
If you’d like a snack or just an extra special dinner bread then this might be it. It is full of garlic and herbs that complement each other really well.
So if you like a really soft and savory bread then give this one a go. I’d imagine you’ll be glad you did.
8. Sourdough Bread
In my opinion, one of the best sandwich bread is sourdough. It makes a killer grilled cheese or BLT.
But it also goes so well with fresh homemade peasant soup. So if you need a hearty bread for sandwiches or soup then give sourdough a try.
9. Amish Sweet Bread
I’m not sure if you’ve ever been to a real Amish store or Amish country. I’m very fortunate to live very close to the Amish so I love to go visit their store and smell all of the fresh-baked bread.
Give this Amish sweet bread a go. You won’t be disappointed. Who knows? It might encourage you to find an Amish store and go give it a visit. They are wonderful and full of delicious items.
10. English Muffin Bread
Are you a fan of English muffins? Oh, me too! I love them for breakfast with fresh made jams and jellies.
If you like the idea of having fresh English muffins in loaf form then you’ll probably love this recipe.
11. Homemade Flour Tortillas
Homemade flour tortillas really aren’t that difficult to make and they can certainly send a meal over the top.
Instead of buying flour tortillas at the store, save yourself some money and get a more flavorful option too with this homemade recipe.
12. Sweet Brown Molasses Rolls
Dinner rolls are like the exclamation point on a good meal. Around my house, my boys are bread eaters.
I know if I fix rolls there is at least one item no one will bicker over having to eat. These rolls would be a great complement to any meal. Give them a try!
13. Cinnamon Apple Bread
This bread just looks delicious. If it looks this good, I can’t imagine how good it must taste. I can imagine serving it up warm with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa. It would be a wonderful snack.
In case you are like me and love all things cinnamon and apple then you will probably love this bread too.
14. Easy French Bread
This French bread recipe is great for the beginner bread maker and those that are working on a meager budget.
If it happens that you fit into either of these categories, you shouldn’t be disappointed with this recipe. It would be a great addition to any meal or for a quick sandwich.
15. Zucchini Bread
If you have zucchini you need to use or if you just like zucchini bread then give this recipe a go.
16. Amish White Bread
Everyone needs a solid white bread recipe. The reason is that it is so versatile. It is great to go with dinner, breakfast, make a sandwich for lunch, or enjoy as a snack with honey or jam.
If any of that sounds good to you then you’ll love this recipe. Add to your dinner tonight and see what you think.
17. Homemade Pitta Bread
You might remember when I talked about how much I loved sandwiches. Well, this bread gives you a different alternative for the basic sandwich. Give it a shot!
18. Hokkaido Milk Bread
This milk bread just looks delicious! It looks kind of moist and easy to pull apart. I’m assuming from the milk content and technique.
If you happen to like a very moist bread then give this recipe a try. I doubt you’ll be sorry that you did.
19. Garlic Herb Pepperoni Bread
If the name alone does not catch your attention then I’m not sure what will. It is a more savory bread option, obviously. But I can’t help but think how great this would go along with a meal.
However, what makes this bread even more satisfying is that it can be accomplished inside a bread machine. That’s right. No actual hands-on preparation is needed. Add the ingredients and hit a button. And you’re done!
20. Rosemary Tomato Parmesan Bread
This is another one that the name alone should probably catch your attention. But if not, the pictures probably will.
This bread is another savory option. I would imagine it would go great with Italian meals like spaghetti or chicken parmesan.
21. Gluten Free Beer Bread
If you are someone that has a gluten allergy but has a love for the taste of beer then this bread will be right up your alley.
However, the greatest thing about this bread is that it is very versatile. You can transform it into a loaf, dinner rolls, or even hamburger buns and it would still taste wonderful.
22. Crusty French Bread
I am personally a huge fan of French bread. I love how frugal it is to make. And I also love how versatile it is. French bread can be used for sandwiches, with soups, or even to be eaten alone with herbs and butter.
But this recipe is even better because it makes a crusty French bread. The crust holds up well to any recipe or form you choose to use it in.
23. Artichoke Dip Stuffed Bread
This recipe would make a great appetizer or just a snack. I keep seeing it as a treat during football season.
But however you choose to serve it, just realize the ingredients are simple, the recipe itself is simple, and it looks delicious. That adds up to a score in my book.
24. Cheddar Jalapeno Buttermilk Bread
Okay, if buttermilk bread did not sound good to you from the start I’m really confused. But if jalapeno cheddar buttermilk bread doesn’t sound good, I’m flabbergasted! Buttermilk has a way of making things moist and delectable.
But jalapeno cheddar takes things to a whole new savory, spicy level. So I dare say, if you don’t give this recipe a try you’ll be missing out.
25. Banana Bread
If you were to ask me what my favorite, easiest, most frugal dessert is, banana bread would be it. I mean, it is so easy to make, and I also love the fact that it enables you to utilize something that otherwise you’d probably have to toss.
When your bananas start to become a little too ripe, don’t toss them. Oh no, turn them into a simple dessert that will rock your taste buds.
26. Apple Fritter Bread
When I think of apple fritters I think of two things. The first being The Apple Barn in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The second being my grandfather. The Apple Barn makes the best apple fritters I’ve ever tasted. While my grandfather always loved eating them!
Needless to say, this bread recipe is special to me because of my fond memories. If you aren’t near Pigeon Forge don’t worry, make this recipe to hold you over until you can get there so you can make your own memories.
27. Glazed Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread
If you are on the hunt for a delicious dessert bread, my friend, this is it. If the picture doesn’t draw you in, I feel certain the flavors will.
If you love the taste of apple and cinnamon with some glaze thrown in the mix then you are heading in the right direction with this recipe.
28. Easy 100% Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread
That is a long title with a lot of ‘oomph’ behind it. I am personally a huge fan of whole wheat bread. Though, I know now doctors say it has to be 100% whole grain to be super healthy for diabetics and people with other illnesses.
But I grew up in the time when whole wheat was thought to be the healthiest and therefore, was what I was accustomed to for sandwich bread. When I saw this recipe, it was something I definitely wanted to give a try.
29. Easy Focaccia Bread With Herbs
Are you a fan of focaccia bread? Well, I am. If you haven’t noticed I make a lot of memories around food. This recipe actually takes me back to my younger days when I worked in the restaurant business. We used focaccia for a few recipes and it was always delicious.
I like this recipe because that means I can try to duplicate some recipes that I haven’t had in years. That is awesome and I’m sure it will be tasty too!
30. Mozzarella Parmesan Buttermilk Quick Bread
Okay, so you like the idea of baking fresh bread. It is handy and frugal, but you don’t have the time to spend hours on end baking bread.
Well, with this recipe you won’t have to. It is a quick bread that is savory, delicious, and all yours in an hour and ten minutes.
31. Potato Bread
Potato bread reminds me of my mom and great grandmother. Both of them made potato bread their preference when making sandwiches.
Now when I see it, my thoughts turn to them. But besides the fond memories, it also just looks delicious. You can’t help but crave a piece by just looking at a picture of it.
32. Irish Soda Bread
If you have a few ingredients in your home, you can still make this bread. It requires buttermilk, flour, and baking soda along with a few other basic ingredients.
But what is also different about this bread is that it is made in a circular form. It kind of reminds me of cornbread. Why not sub this out for your cornbread next time. It would be a nice change.
33. Snickerdoodle Loaf
I’ll be honest. I have a huge weakness for baked goods. They are good and cheap to make. And they make my house smell wonderful!
And needless to say, if I love baked goods, then I love cookies….especially snickerdoodle cookies. When you can have that in a loaf of bread that requires even less effort to create something delicious, oh my, I’m there.
34. Lemon Raspberry Loaf Bread
This loaf of bread looks good and honestly, I’m not a big fan of lemon. But I do love raspberry.
However, I know a lot of people are huge fans of lemon-flavored desserts. So if you are in the category then you will probably love this recipe.
35. Lemon Blueberry Loaf Bread
Again, I’m not a huge fan of lemon (besides lemonade) but everyone else in my household loves lemon everything.
If you are like them and love all things lemon then you must try this recipe. It will surely strike your fancy.
36. Buttermilk Biscuits With Sausage Gravy
Any true southerner knows that this meal is not just breakfast food. Oh no, it goes for lunch and dinner too.
Needless to say, it had to find its way in this article because my husband and children would disown me if I didn’t. I do believe they’d eat homemade biscuits and gravy every day of their life if I’d make it.
37. Triple Chocolate Bread
This bread could seriously cause death by chocolate (okay, so I’m not that serious.) But it does look to be rich.
In case you are a chocoholic (like me) then you’ll love this. If not, we can still be friends. After all, that would just mean more for me.
38. Fig Bread
For those that aren’t 100% positive about their impression of figs, I’m going to encourage you to try this bread before you make up your mind.
Why? Because the ingredients alone look sublime and this bread looks more like an extremely moist cake. And you will be hard-pressed to get me to turn my back on the cake.
39. Homemade Naan
If you are unfamiliar with naan, it is a frugal, simple bread that cooks in a skillet. It is great with some oil and herbs.
If you are looking for a more simple type of bread to go with supper or lunch then give this bread a try. It does still take a couple of hours to make but it is something I deem worth the time.
40. Bacon Cheese Ranch Pull Apart Bread
The words bacon, cheese, ranch, and pull apart bread should be enough to make this bread worth any amount of effort it takes to make it.
Once again, you can tell I have an extreme weakness for anything that is cheesy with bacon and ranch. The fact that this bread looks savory and moist is just an added bonus.
I’ll be straight with you. Croissants are not an easy bread to make homemade. Why do you think so many people buy the break and bake kind from the grocery?
But they are good! And totally worth the effort in my opinion. But I also love ham and cheese croissants for breakfast. So I’m a little bias.
42. Carrot Cake Zucchini Bread
I need to start off by letting you know up front that this bread also comes with a topping of cream cheese frosting.
If that doesn’t make you want to eat your vegetables in this loaf of bread, I don’t know what will. Because it sure looks delicious.
43. Cornbread Delishiousness
Cornbread is such an ancient and much-loved staple, that we have dedicated a whole post to the origin and history of cornbread, plus five different recipes.
Even a modern take on cornbread – the gluten-free cornbread – is included in those five recipes which we are sure you will want to try out soon.
44. Artisan Bread
Artisan bread is a very easy bread to make. If you are a beginner at bread making then you might want to begin with this recipe.
But I also love this bread, again, because of its circular shape. It has a family feel to it. And I love those types of loaves because then you don’t have to cut them. Everyone can just grab a piece off and enjoy it.
45. Hawaiian Bread
I am a huge fan of Hawaiian bread. I love it in loaf and roll form. It is just a sweeter type of bread that goes great with just about anything.
But my favorite dish to put with Hawaiian bread is barbecue. It has a way of adding a special touch to that meal. If you love to barbecue or just a sweeter dinner bread then this bread is for you.
Well, there you have it, friends.
You have 45 bread recipes to keep you very busy in your kitchen. But it will also help you save money and have some delicious treats to share with friends and family.