Yeast Bread Recipes

White or wheat, buns or rolls, classic or something new. Find all the best yeast bread recipes here.

Staff Picks

8 Dutch Oven Bread Recipes

Bake artisan-style breads that are better (and much cheaper) than the bakery's.
By Corey Williams

Angie's Dilly Casserole Bread

Rating: 4.88 stars
17
This super rich bread bakes up high and is full of flavor. It's a family recipe. It's even better toasted with lots of butter.

Basic Babka

Rating: 4.89 stars
9
This Jewish treat is a hybrid of sweet roll, swirl bread, and coffee cake. It's a sweet yeast dough that you roll out, fill, and roll up like a jelly roll, then cut, twist, and bake in a loaf pan. Don't worry: It looks fancy (and it IS a little messy), but it's seriously easy to do. And once you get the dough down, you can try it with other fillings.

Asian Water Roux White Bread

Rating: 4.75 stars
36
Secret to homemade bread that will stay soft for days! If you enjoy the silky, cotton-soft but expensive loaves from Chinese bakeries, then you will love these! My kids can't rave enough about them. It might be more work than the usual white bread, but trust me, this is so worth it! Water roux works best refrigerated overnight; however, if you don't want to wait, make sure it's room temperature when you add it to the dough! The dough is quite moist to work with. It is easier to do the kneading in a mixer.

Lebanese Mountain Bread

Rating: 4.7 stars
30
This flatbread brings me back to my early childhood when the Syrian lady across the street from my grandmother made it and always gave us some. It's my first food memory. The bread has a unique texture, gorgeous appearance, and fun-to-make technique.

Mustard Wheat Rye Sandwich Bread

Rating: 4.25 stars
12
This is a great sandwich bread. Makes a great grilled cheese or Rueben sandwich! I like to form this bread in a round circle, and bake free form in the la cloche!

Tiger Bread (Dutch Crunch Rolls)

Rating: 5 stars
3
It recently came to my attention that outside of San Francisco, these rolls aren't really well known, which I think is a real shame since this combines a nice, soft, tender white bread roll with a slightly sweet, beautifully crunchy, and gorgeous crust that (depending on how things go) may or may not look like a tiger's skin.

Dutch Oven Caraway Rye Bread

Rating: 4.32 stars
28
No-fail and easy to make, no kneading, no double-rise. Caraway rye bread the way you like it! Perfect every time.

Thin-Crust Pizza Dough

Rating: 4.65 stars
261
A quick, easy, and delicious recipe for thin-crust pizza.

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls

Your kitchen is going to smell amazing.
By Vanessa Greaves

Wool Roll Bread

I've spun quite a few yarns but one thing I've never done is make a bread that looks like a bunch of rolls of wool yarn. If this looks like it's going to be super hard and complicated, that's good-that's exactly what we want people to think. It'll be our little secret how simple and easy this technique is. Although it's great with a dark chocolate filling, this is really a technique recipe and video-this will work with just about any filling you can think of, like dried fruit, jams, custard, or go savory with cheese, meats, etc.

Traditional Layered French Croissants

Rating: 4.39 stars
38
Crisp buttery outer layers and a soft, delicate interior make these delectable croissants melt in your mouth.
Advertisement

Inspiration and Ideas

8 Sourdough Bread Recipes That Use a Starter
Long, slow fermentation gives these breads their signature flavor. Put your starter to good use in these top-rated recipes.
Our 12 Best Braided Yeast Breads
From challah loaves to filled and braided babkas, star breads, and braided rings, these recipes show off your baking prowess.

Ninety Minute Cinnamon Rolls

Rating: 4.68 stars
2421

Delicious cinnamon rolls made with a soft, quick rising dough.