Best bread recipes
You can't beat the aroma of freshly baked bread wafting through your home. Try our easy recipes, from sourdough to soda bread, best enjoyed fresh from the oven
Looking for homemade bread recipes? Want to create the perfect sourdough loaf at home? Baking fresh bread is one of the most rewarding experiences a baker can have. Follow our step-by-step recipes from our expert cookery team to bake soda bread, quick rye bread, sourdough loaves and more.
For something a bit sweeter, bake our glazed apricot breakfast bread or one of our bagels recipes to enjoy with a cup of coffee in the morning.
Easy homemade bread recipes
These super-soft, simple-to-make rolls work brilliantly as a breakfast or sandwich roll and are lovely with a bowl of hot soup for dunking.
This quick and easy loaf only takes 20 minutes of hands-on time, perfect for a mini weekend project.
Set some time aside this weekend to make your own ciabatta – the Italian bread that can be used for anything from toasties and garlic bread to bruschetta.
With its crunchy exterior and soft, pillowy centre, tiger bread is a great bake to master – perfect for a weekend project.
Arguably the crustiest bread you’ll ever make, have a go at baking our best-ever baguettes with a little help from our baking expert.
Master a classic with this easy-to-follow white bread recipe, it’s a brilliant loaf for sandwiches and toasting.
olive cookery writer and ex-baker Adam Bush shares his bread-making expertise for sourdough. Learn how to create your own starter (no yeast needed), then how to craft the perfect sourdough loaf with our step-by-step guide, using just flour and water.
Check out our simple but flavour-packed focaccia with rosemary and olive oil. This incredibly moreish bread recipe is easy to make and perfect to tear and serve.
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.
Make perfect, chewy bagels with our easy step-by-step guide. It calls for simple ingredients, a little patience and some basic kneading.
If you love making your 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.
Our muesli loaf recipe 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...
For an easy-to-follow bread recipe, bake a loaf of this rich rye bread and fill your kitchen with nutty aromas.
Serve your golden homemade soda bread (made with kefir, spring onions and rolled porridge oats) with lashings of salted kefir butter.
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.
Use slow-roasted chilli tomatoes from a jar as a quick flavour explosion to top this easy sharing bread.
No yeast? No problem! Whip-up a batch of cheesy Irish soda bread for lunch, with lashings of homemade spring onion butter on top.
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.
Looking for a garlic bread recipe? Try this cheesy garlic bread to serve with your weekend comfort food.
Try our monkey bread ultimate pull apart bread – little dough balls stuffed with cheddar, mozzarella and jalapeños served with smoky tomato sauce for dipping.
This roti canai recipe is an easy bread recipe that is great to serve with curry. Our recipe is for the classic crisp layered bread. It's easy to make, all you need is a well oiled surface.
Looking for a naan bread recipe? Check out this veggie naan from Neil Rankin's latest restaurant, Temper City. Packed with plenty of flavour this naan bread is the ideal side to have with your weekend curry. Plus, it's low in calories too.
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...
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...
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.
Make a dough like a Danish pastry and dot with fresh apricots, then sprinkle with cinnamon sugar before cooking. This bread is best eaten warm. Looking for breakfast ideas? Check out our breakfast section here for muffins, on-the-go recipes, avocado on toast and more...
Pair your homemade bread with one of our warming soup recipes