30 Awesome Bread Recipes You KNEAD To Know
Making bread from scratch might seem like a daunting endeavor at first, but it's actually one of the most rewarding, and often relaxing, things you can get up to in the kitchen. Just think of the huge variety of homemade bread you can learn to make if you're willing to take that step, and we're here to lend you a helping hand on your journey. We've compiled 30 easy bread recipes that anyone can bake, and the choice is yours! You can go down the classic road and make a country loaf, whip up baguettes that are chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside, or say hello to the sweet side of the bread spectrum and make the best chocolate croissants and Japanese milk bread that you've ever had. Sow what are you waiting for? Let's get baking!
1.–7. Impressive Bread Hacks
Baking bread used to be so popular, but seems to have fallen out of fashion in recent decades. But that's all going to change with these 7 super fun, super cute, super awesome cooking hacks that will have you running straight to the kitchen! Get the instructions for the 7 Impressive Bread Hacks.
8. Chocolate Croissants
If there's one thing that can make us jump out of bed first thing in the morning, it's a flaky pastry. And if there's one thing that can rock us to sleep at night, it's a chocolatey dessert. Combine the best of both worlds with a homemade chocolate croissant, or pain au chocolat, as the French call it. Bonjour, indeed! Get the recipe for the Chocolate Croissants.
9. Japanese Milk Bread
Japanese milk bread is all the rage right now. You've probably seen it on your favorite Instagram influencer's feed and salivated over it. Similar to French brioche, it's delightfully soft, fluffy, and perfect for sandwiches. Whether you're making a simple PB&J or a classic BLT, this bread is the perfect canvas for all your sandwich dreams. Get the recipe for the Japanese Milk Bread.
10.–21. Stunning Bread Designs
There's nothing better than fresh baked bread: from the smell to the appearance to the taste – it's all great! And because nothings beats homemade bread, here are 12 creative ways to spruce up your loaves and step up your bread game. Get the instructions for the 12 Stunning Bread Designs.
22. Butternut Squash Rolls
We've all had pumpkin bread and roasted butternut squash, but have you ever thought of combining the two to make a fluffy butternut squash bun? We have, which is why we created a special bread roll that will go perfectly with all your fancy Sunday dinners – you're in for a real treat! Get the recipe for the Butternut Squash Rolls.
23. Sweet Leopard Bread
Leopard print is so trendy that you'll find it everywhere: from scarves to shoes to bags and now it's coming to your plate! Sweet bread is great and all, but if you really want to go wild, try giving it a spotted animal design. Get the recipe for the Sweet Leopard Bread.
24.–26. Fun Bread Loaves For Kids
How many kinds of bread can you name off the top of your head? Most people will probably say white bread and rye bread... and then there will be a long pause while they struggle to think of more. But the great thing about bread is that no matter what kind you decide to make, there's an endless possibility of options when it comes to the presentation, as can be seen with these recipes that will appeal to every age group. Get the recipes for the 3 Fun Bread Loaves For Kids.
27. French Baguettes
There are several origin stories of how the baguette came to be, the most adventurous of which claims that the engineer responsible for the Paris metro invented them because they were easy to eat on the go and didn't require a knife. We love anything you can eat with your hands, so we'll get on board with that! Get the recipe for the French Baguettes.
28.–30. Classic, Sweet, And Savory Croissants
"Un croissant, s'il vous plaît!" ("One croissant, please!") is a sentence that's always good to have in your back pocket. But in the meantime, you can make the delicious buttery pastry yourself — no professional baking skills required. Here you'll find recipes for not only the classic breakfast staple, but also for a sweet and a savory version, both of which make for a perfect afternoon snack. Get the recipes for the 3 Homemade Croissants.
These 30 recipes will make all your bread dreams come true, so it's time to get in the kitchen and try these recipes out for yourself. We promise you'll become obsessed with the delicious smell of fresh bread baking in the oven in no time!