Baking bread doesn't get any easier than this! All of these recipes include shortcuts and creative uses for convenience items—while still offering the from-scratch flavor you crave.
Fresh-baked bread is the ultimate comfort food. Think about it, your house fills with delicious smells, you’ve got an excuse to eat butter, and you look like a kitchen ace to others when you pull fresh-baked bread out of the oven. We often think of fresh-baked bread as a chore, something that requires a lot of time, but we’ve rounded up some easy bread recipes that are impressive but so simple, you’ll think nothing of whipping one of these together. Easy bread recipes are a great thing to have in your back pocket as they can take a hum-drum weeknight meal to next-level greatness: that soup and salad suddenly look a lot better when you’ve got a batch of caramelized onion flatbread to serve alongside. Easy bread recipes aren’t limited to savory uses, of course; turn a Saturday morning breakfast into something special with our quick and easy orange rolls. Whatever the occasion calls for, we’ve got an easy bread recipe for you.
Easy Orange Rolls
Recipe: Easy Orange Rolls
Your family will definitely want to rise, shine, and dine when they smell these rolls baking in the oven.
Recipe: Cornbread Focaccia
The inspiration for Cornbread Focaccia is Italian, but the taste is pure Southern comfort.
Cheddar-Chive Beer Bread
Recipe: Cheddar-Chive Beer Bread
With minimal prep, you can enjoy this homemade beer bread loaf. Take about 5 minutes to mix the ingredients, pop in the oven, and then enjoy!
Brown Sugar-Banana Muffins
Recipe: Brown Sugar-Banana Muffins
These brown sugar-banana muffins are so yummy, it'll be hard to eat just one!
Caramelized Onion Flatbread
Recipe: Caramelized Onion Flatbread
Make this amazing Caramelized Onion Flatbread in just 45 minutes. Our secret? Start with refrigerated or bakery pizza dough.
Easy Garlic Rolls
Recipe: Easy Garlic Rolls
Dress up store-bought rolls with melted butter and garlic cloves for fresh-tasting bread in less than 20 minutes. Serve with such toppings as thinly sliced prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes, creamy goat cheese, roasted red bell peppers, and olive tapenade.
Tip your hat to the Crescent City, and honor Mardi Gras month by preparing these New Orleans-style treats.Separate 1 (12-oz.) can refrigerated buttermilk biscuits into individual rounds, and cut into quarters. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven, heat over medium heat to 350°. Fry biscuit quarters, in batches, 1 to 11⁄2 minutes on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels, and dust generously with powdered sugar. Serve immediately. Makes 4 to 6 servings. Prep: 5 min., Cook: 3 min. per batch. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Pillsbury Golden Layers Buttermilk Biscuits.