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Yeast Bread Recipes

Yeast breads have a reputation of being a challenging recipe for home bakers but you’ll find success with these easy recipes.

Beginners should start with this simple no knead bread. You don’t need any fancy equipment or gear– just basic ingredients and a bit of time.

More advanced bread bakers will enjoy making homemade pita bread and calzones.

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Homemade calzone recipe

Homemade calzones are a step up from Friday pizza night. Make this easy dough recipe from King Arthur Flour then customize your toppings. Start simply with marinara sauce and cheese and progress to vegetable fillings, meat fillings or a combination of the two. Please note that as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. …

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Italian Easter Cheese Bread

This easy recipe for homemade Italian Easter Cheese Bread is worthy of a special occasion. A rich dough yields a memorable braided bread. Homemade Italian Easter Cheese Bread deserves to be made more often then once a year. This easy bread recipe yields a beautiful braided loaf of bread. Braiding the bread dough is so …

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Cherry Tomato Focaccia

Cherry Tomato Focaccia is an easy focaccia recipe that is a great starting point for home bakers. This bread recipe calls for very little hands on time and is easy to bake. Once you learn the basics of making focaccia you’ll turn to this recipe again and again! Cherry tomato focaccia celebrates summer’s fresh cherry …

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Maple Oatmeal Bread

Maple Oatmeal Bread is sweetened with maple syrup (obviously!) with no other added sugar. It has a secret ingredient of coffee which is an interesting twist. Great for sandwiches or for toast and jam. This month we are baking with natural sweeteners so you won’t find granulated sugar in the ingredient lists for any of …

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gluten free cinnamon roll

Gluten free Cinnamon Rolls

Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls: did you think that soft, gooey cinnamon rolls were not an option when you started eating gluten free? I did, until this recipe! Make gluten free cinnamon rolls at home and bring back the smells and joy of baking bread . Rolls can lift any meal. Pasta …

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overnight Belgian style yeast waffles

Overnight Belgian Waffles

Homemade Belgian yeast waffles make a great start to a special day! Try this easy waffle recipe from King Arthur Flour to make overnight yeast waffles. Make a batch and freeze them to toast on busy weekday mornings. Waffles are a favorite in our house and I must say, usually they are the Kellogg’s Eggo …

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Classic Dinner Rolls

Classic dinner rolls are the perfect accompaniment to many a family feast. This recipe doesn’t require fancy baking equipment; simply bake the rolls in a 9 by 13 baking dish. The results are fluffy and tender. We know that family feasts and celebrations are not complete without BREAD. Whether it is for the big Thanksgiving …

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Molasses seed bread on wooden cutting board

Molasses Multi-Seed Bread

  For this Molasses Mulit-seed Bread I turned (again!) to the recipes on the King Arthur Flour website. Their recipes are always and when I am trying something new I feel confident in sampling a different technique or combination of flavors under their guidance. This month both the strong flavor of molasses and the heavy dose …

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Simple pita bread homemade bread recipe

Simple Pita Bread

Simple pita bread is a treat to make at home. This reliable recipe from King Arthur Flour takes the mystery out of the process. Let’s make a yeast risen flatbread. I love the contrast of the concept– a bread that is (relatively) flat yet its dough has been activated by yeast. Pizza, naan, and flatbreads …

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homemade danish pastry on white plate with jam jar behind

Jam filled Danish Pastries

Making Jam filled Danish pastry at home doesn’t have to be intimidating.  Give this easy recipe a try! Danish pastries always seemed to be a challenging yeast bread recipe for me to try at home. Now I wonder why I waited so long! I’ve had Danish pastry on my mind as a recipe I’ve wanted …

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Basic Bagels with Blueberries

Making Blueberry Bagels at home doesn’t require special equipment. Make these homemade basic bagels and see how easy it is to enjoy that bakery taste at home!  Making basic bagels with blueberries at home is not as complicated or as tricky as you might think. Yes, most often you’ll find a dozen of beautifully plump …

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Hatch Chile Bread

This hatch chile bread is something to cheer about on any day of the year. I have The Hatch Chile Store to thank for the deliver of hatch chile. If you have missed the window of time during which you can buy freshly roasted Hatch chile at roadside stands and markets, or if you are …

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onion rolls

Onion Roll Recipe

Homemade onion rolls make any dinner a special occasion. Try this easy onion roll recipe to make bread at home. Onion buns are a great pairing for hamburgers. Learn to make onion bread rolls at home I’ve purchased onion rolls from the grocery store before and I’ve ordered sandwiches on onion bread from the deli …

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