Barbara Bakes™

Breads

Use these best bread recipes to make delicious homemade bread from easy quick breads to savory yeasted bread to the best cinnamon buns and dinner rolls.

These 100+ Best Bread Recipes are all you need to make perfect homemade bread for every occasion. From sweet quick bread like our favorite zucchini bread to fluffy yeasted loaves to our most popular cinnamon rolls and coffee cakes.  

Is there anything better than filling your house with the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven? Whether it’s fluffy homemade sourdough slathered with butter, sweet chocolate chip banana bread, or fruity apple bread that smells like fall, baking bread is guaranteed to bring a smile. 

That’s why we’ve carefully tested each of these home baking recipes to ensure your loaves, roll, biscuits, and buns come out of the oven perfectly every time. All you have to worry about is which bread recipe to make first. 

Luckily, you need to look no further to start making show-stopping loaves of fresh homemade flatbreads, dinner rolls, and quick bread any day of the week. And we’re always updating this list of over 100 bread recipes with more popular breads from around the world, so check back often for the freshest takes.  

Starting off with the sweet stuff, we have dozens of recipes for the best sweet breads that are fun to make with kids in the kitchen and even more fun to enjoy with friends and family. Our most popular sweet bread recipes include Snickerdoodle Bread with Cinnamon Chips, easy Lemon Zucchini Bread, and quick Cardamom Orange Coffee Cake Loaf. Each of these recipes is a delicious way to start your day, and makes a sweet afternoon-pick-me up with a cup of tea. 

And because everyone loves reaching in for a doughy ball of homemade pull-apart bread, we have plenty of the best crowd-pleasing recipes for homemade monkey bread. The best part is that these baked goods can go savory or sweet. Our favorites include Lemon Pull-Apart Bread, Overnight Apple Fritter Monkey Bread, and Easy Pizza Monkey Bread.

Speaking of monkeys, we love a simple banana bread recipe that gets an easy flavor upgrade to bring it up a notch. Start with our classic recipe for Ultimate Banana Bread, then move on to chocolate and hazelnut-flavored Banana Nutella Bread, or go all-out with Brown Sugar Banana Bread with Pecans and Chocolate Chips, or Streusel-Topped Banana Bread.  

Our best bread recipes also come from all around the world. From the best easy recipe for Indian naan to dish up with curry, to decadent holiday Cinnamon Apple Candy Cane Kolache from Czechoslovakia, to stuffed Italian Meat Lover’s Calzones.

When you want to make classic American favorite breads at home, we have those recipes too! From the best Lemon Zucchini Bread with a sweet lemon glaze to Three Cheese Garlic Bread (one of the best ways to make garlic bread at home!) to Easy Beignets that transport you straight to New Orleans. (Why not follow it up with a slice of King’s Cake?)

We also have many fantastic and easy-to-make yeast bread recipes. These recipes are great for everyone from beginners to highly skilled home bakers. Some of our best yeast bread recipes include fluffy Hawaiian Sweet Bread, the Ultimate Challah Bread, and Easy Whole Wheat Pita Bread. They’re delicious for sandwiches, french toast, or simply spread with butter. 

When it comes to homemade breakfast bread, we have the recipes you need to start your day with a homemade bite. Our site includes many easy bread recipes that can turn your morning sweet or savory. Of course we have the best cinnamon roll recipe that doesn’t take all day, including Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls and Cinnamon Roll Belgian Waffles. And we couldn’t forget the classic breakfast bread recipes like delicious Overnight English Muffins and Honey Oatmeal Sweet Rolls

On the topic of homemade rolls, we also have some of the best roll recipes to try. On the sweet side, favorite roll recipes include Sweedish Orange Sweet Buns, Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cherry Sweet Rolls, and Apple Crisp Sweet Roll Coffee Cakes. These recipes work for a special homemade breakfast or even dessert! 

For less sweet yeasted dinner roll recipes, try our Homemade Refrigerator Crescent Rolls, Whole Wheat Torta Rolls, or German-Style Hard Rolls, also known an s Brötchen. These easy dinner rolls are great paired with any of our popular main dish recipes for a complete Barbara Bakes meal.  

Whether you’re looking for a recipe to bake your family’s favorite streusel-topped coffee cake for breakfast, an easy yeast sandwich bread for a grilled cheese at lunch, or piping-hot dinner rolls to serve a hungry crowd, you’ll find what you need in our catalog of over 100 of the best bread recipes. Happy baking and be sure to let us know what you try and love! We can’t wait to hear your favorite bread recipes from the collection.