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Bread, Muffins, and Rolls

Bread recipes can intimidate a seasoned baker. That’s why many of my bread posts include so many photos and sometimes a video. I want you to feel good about your bread, muffins, and rolls, and not fear when trying a new recipe.

Bread recipes are like an ancient love language. Nothing evokes the senses like the smell of homemade bread, muffins, and rolls baking in the oven.

Our bread recipes are defined in 3 ways.

  1. Quick bread recipes are those bread recipes that don’t require instant yeast or a starter. These bread recipes rely on baking powder or baking soda to help them rise.
  2. Dry yeast bread recipes that use dry granular yeast. They’re also called Rapid Rise, Instant, and Active Dry.
  3. Starter Bread Recipes – These bread loaves are often referred to as Sourdough, Artisan, or No-Yeast Bread. They require a starter grown from flour and water until natural yeast is activated. You can make your own starter using our easy instructions.You can also make a lot of recipes using sourdough discard.
    1. Overnight Sourdough recipe is a great recipe whether you’re a beginner or an advanced baker. It’s one of my most popular posts.
    2. Rye Sourdough and Spelt Sourdough are not your traditional recipes but you and I love them.
    3. Sourdough makes delicious sandwich bread too.  Take a look at how I converted dry yeast with a starter in this recipe.

We have lots of videos and process photos as well as a Basic Baking document that explains ingredients, techniques, and the tools we use. We want to make sure your homemade bread, muffins, and rolls recipes are a success.

As always, be sure to contact me with your questions and comments.

It’s pumpkin time! Come along with me and indulge in the rich flavors of Fall with pumpkin and creamy Nutella all swirled together in our heavenly pumpkin babka recipe. Everyone will love this freshly baked sweet bread with a subtle pumpkin flavor. Babka is a very special bread traditionally made to celebrate holidays and special …

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Honey-Oat Pain de Mie recipe has a warm homemade flavor with a touch of sweetness. It will take your everyday sandwich to a whole new level. This delicious homemade pullman sandwich bread has four corners and a tender crumb that cries out for PBJ or BLT. If you’ve always bought your bread, watch out! Honey-Oat …

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From the early days of cooking cornbread over an open fire to the evolution of kitchens in modern days, this cast iron skillet cornbread recipe has stood the test of time and will remain a crowd-pleasing family favorite for generations. Cast iron skillet cornbread is not just a beautiful slice. Its warmth, comfort, tradition, flavor, …

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If you crave soft and tender bread, each infused with layers of cinnamon-sugar goodness and bursts of luscious apple pieces, you’re going to love this Cinnamon Apple Pull Apart Bread Recipe. Topped with a crunchy streusel topping and a drizzle of sweet glaze take this Pull Apart Apple bread over the top. Can you imagine the …

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This easy Chocolate Babka bread recipe yields a sweetened buttery bread swirled with rich chocolate filling creating a soft decadent bread. Discover the ultimate treat for chocolate lovers. Slightly sweet and purely indulgent, this homemade delight will be the star of your table leaving everyone craving more. Traditionally made around holidays and special occasions, you …

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Savor the irresistible aroma of freshly baked bread with this easy English Muffin Bread Recipe! Our recipe for English Muffin Bread delivers all the nooks and crannies you love, perfect for toasting and slathering with butter.  English Muffin Bread recipe guarantees that your family can rise and shine with homemade goodness. If you need to …

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This easy-to-follow Cuban bread recipe is perfect for beginners. With clear instructions and simple ingredients, you’ll be making delicious homemade Pan Cubano in no time. Making bread doesn’t have to be a daunting task, especially with this foolproof Cuban bread recipe. It’s easy enough for beginners. With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow steps, …

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Learn how to make authentic Conchas, a popular Mexican sweet bread, with our easy-to-follow recipe. With a crunchy sugar topping and soft, fluffy dough, these Conchas are perfect for any occasion. Have you ever been in a bakery or passed by a food truck filled with beautifully crafted Mexican Sweet Breads called conchas and wondered …

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Perfectly moist with a delightful crumb, this Peanut Butter Banana Muffins recipe is fast, easy, and delicious. It’s an uncommon muffin you won’t find in a box mix and our from-scratch recipe hits all the right high notes for a muffin you’ll come back to time and time again. Chunky Monkey Muffins are a popular …

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Cheese Babka recipe is a Polish bread recipe that is a popular dessert during Easter and other holidays, but it can be enjoyed year-round as a delicious and flavorful bread. Traditional Babka includes a filling made of sweetened cream cheese and lemon zest. This Cheese Babka recipe is a variation. This filling is spread onto …

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No one could make soft and tender cinnamon rolls like grandma and this old-fashioned gooey caramel rolls recipe was her masterpiece! Nothing says love more clearly than the moment you pull these beautiful Caramel Rolls in all of their gooey butter glory out of the oven and present them to your family. Each sweet, melt-in-your-mouth …

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