Sourdough Starter Recipe for Sourdough Bread

Best ever exciting bread recipes

You can't beat the aroma of freshly baked bread wafting through your home. We've found our most exciting bread recipes that are easy to bake and best enjoyed fresh from the oven. From quick carrot and walnut bread, to a love-it-or-hate-it marmite bread and date and rye bread, there's plenty to choose from. For something a bit sweeter, bake our glazed apricot breakfast bread to enjoy with a cup of coffee in the morning.

Check out our best bread recipes for quick bread, flavoured bread and savoury bread. Our bread ideas range from show-stopping garlic bread to quick rye bread. If you want to know how to make sourdough bread, check out our guide to create the perfect sourdough starter here.

The lowdown on sourdough

Date and rye bread

If you love making you own bread, this recipe is for you! The dark rye flour and sweet dates are a perfect pairing and this dark loaf goes brilliantly with cheese.

Soda bread

An easy bread recipe that takes less than an hour. Ideal for when you’re in a hurry, it uses just four ingredients. This soda bread is made with a mix of wholemeal and plain flour.

Best ever pull apart garlic bread

Garlic bread is always a crowd-pleaser. This is our recipe for the best-ever tear-and-share garlic bread which not only looks fantastic, but is packed with mozzarella and parmesan as well as the garlic butter. It’ll be your new favourite.

Monkey bread with cheese

Try our monkey bread ultimate pull apart bread – little dough balls stuffed with cheddar, mozzarella and jalapeños served with smoky tomato sauce for dipping. We have plenty of party food ideas here…

monkey bread

Pizza swirl bread

This pizza swirl bread is a great dish to serve with your dinner. It’s fluffy, packed full of creamy mozzarella and seriously moreish, this bread is fun for all the family.

Pizza Tear and Share

Sixtyone’s Marmite bread

A really unusual bread recipe to try from Sixtyone in Marylebone. We’ve asked them to share their recipe with us here for a really indulgent marmite bread. Pair with our other marmite ideas for extra indulgence…

Cheese and garlic pull-apart bread

Our cheese and garlic pull-apart bread is bread heaven. Don’t be scared of making bread, this recipe is really easy to make and is great for feeding a crowd as it pulls apart really easily. This is great served warm or cold.

Quick bread recipe using carrot and walnut

This multi-purpose quick bread works for breakfast, brunch, or just served up with a nice cup of tea. The carrots. walnuts and yogurt give it a really moist texture. Spread with cream cheese for extra indulgence.

Cheat’s bacon brioche subs

A brioche roll can really take your burger or hotdog to the next level. This recipe for cheat’s bacon brioche subs is really easy to make and can be made into whatever shape you need. Try with our hotdog recipes…

Olive bread

Try our best olive bread recipe, made with olive paste and 4:1 white and dark rye flour. Delicious on it’s own for a tea-time treat or served with soup.

Glazed apricot breakfast bread

Delicious fresh baked treat. Make a dough like a Danish pastry and dot with fresh apricots, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar before cooking. Best eaten warm. Looking for breakfast ideas? Check out our breakfast section here for muffins, on-the-go recipes, avocado on toast and more…

Apricot Breakfast Bread Recipe

Marmite bagels

Another fab Marmite recipe! Marmite bagels combine two of our favourite breakfast items in one great bake. Smother them in butter or more Marmite, if you can handle it.

Mini herb, green olive & buttermilk cornbreads

We love cornbread, and with this recipe for mini herb, green olive & buttermilk cornbreads we’ve made it even better. They’re really easy to make, are ready in under an hour but look really impressive.

Muesli loaf

This recipe for muesli loaf makes a dense, nutty loaf a little like soda bread. Packed with oats, coconut, nuts and fruit, we think it’s great for breakfast. Make your own muesli with this recipe…

Earl grey teacakes

There’s something really comforting about teacakes and this recipe for Earl grey teacakes takes them to the next level. Smother them in butter and add a little lemon curd to bring out the flavour (here’s our foolproof lemon curd recipe). You can shape the teacakes on a baking sheet, but using a traditional Yorkshire pudding tin gives the teacakes a classic flat-bottomed look.

Marbled Nutella bagels

Follow the hot new trend of rainbow and marbled bagels at home with this recipe for marbled Nutella bagels. Make a batch and freeze them for a treat


Pair your homemade bread with one of our warming soup recipes, here…

Dutch tomato soup

the team speak to a man that’s dedicated his life to proper bread…

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