Looking to make your own delicious homemade bread? As more and more people look to eat healthier and save on ever rising grocery bills, making bread at home is becoming increasingly popular.
There are actually a whole slew of reasons to bake at least some if not all of your bread. Not only can it save big dollars on your food budget, the flavor, texture and taste of homemade bread can easily surpass that of any store-bought bread.
Let’s face it, perfectly sliced and uniform store bread wasn’t made that way for its great taste. Unfortunately, it’s made that way because it’s inexpensive to create. And, so that a lot of preservatives can be added to ensure a long shelf life. But certainly not for great flavor!
The good news is that homemade bread can be made easily – and without all of the baked-in preservatives found in many commercially sold products. Not only can that be a far healthier option, it also means that you can create bread with the most basic of ingredients.
The Real Reason Homemade Bread Rocks!
But let’s be honest, perhaps the best thing of all about baking homemade bread is the incredible aroma that fills your house for hours! Simply put, there is no better smell than the wafting aroma of fresh bread baking in the oven.
One thing is for sure, it can make the most-satisfied of appetites hungry in an instant. But if that wasn’t enough, there is the taste. In fact, there is a good argument to be made that warm, freshly baked bread might just be the greatest comfort food of all!
But here might be the best news of all – homemade bread is so easy to make! It doesn’t have to require long hours in the kitchen. Nor do you need fancy ovens, bread-making machines or expensive kitchen tools and equipment. If you have an oven, a few baking pans and perhaps an inexpensive baking stone – you are in business!
With all of those amazing advantages in mind, here is a look at five of our favorite all-time bread recipes. Each of the recipes below ooze with flavor, and you can create all of them easily with the simplest of ingredients.
How To Make Homemade Bread – Our Top 5 Recipes!
Classic Artisan Bread – A Simple & Delicious No-Knead Bread Recipe!
Without a doubt, our Artisan bread recipe (pictured above in the article) is the easiest of all of the bread recipes we make. And yet, it is so incredibly delicious. So much so that it has remained our daily go-to bread for as long as we can remember.
In about five to ten minutes and with just five simple ingredients (flour, water, salt, yeast and pepper), you are on your way to creating fresh artisan bread. Not only is it great tasting, it has ZERO preservatives!
But best of all, there is no need for hard work or kneading. Or, for that matter, a fancy bread machine. All you do is mix up the ingredients and give it an hour to proof. Then, pop it in the oven and watch the magic happen! You can find the complete recipe and article here on our site : Classic Artisan Bread Recipe
Homemade Biscuits – How To Make Homemade Bread
Everyone needs a good homemade biscuit recipe in their life! Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner, there always seems to be an occasion where biscuits need to be on the table.
Homemade biscuits are perfect for everything from biscuit sandwiches, biscuits and gravy, or putting underneath chicken and noodles. Although we certainly love all of those, our personal favorite is simply slathering a little homemade jelly on them. You can find the complete recipe and article here on our site : Homemade Biscuit Recipe
Sweet (Hawaiian) Dinner Roll Recipe – How To Make Homemade Bread
Looking for a dinner roll recipe that is perfect for any occasion? Then our sweet dinner roll recipe is for you! They are perfect for holiday meals, special occasions or everyday meals. They also happen to be great for making delicious “mini” sandwiches.
These rolls have one secret ingredient that you won’t typically find in other roll recipes – pineapple juice. In place of water, pineapple juice acts as the hydration agent. And does it ever give it a subtle sweetness you just can’t find in other rolls.
These rolls do need to have a bit of kneading, so they do take a bit more time to prepare, but they are certainly worth it. You can find the complete recipe and article here on our site : Sweet Hawaiian Dinner Roll Recipe
Homemade Multigrain Bread Recipe
Another top go-to recipe for us for daily bread, this homemade multigrain bread is delicious and nutritious. It is made with 7 different grains and baked until it is nice and fluffy on the inside and golden brown on the outside.
Although it sounds like it might be a little difficult to make because of the 7 different grains, don’t worry! It actually only requires 6 ingredients. That’s because by using a cereal blend in the ingredients, you cut out a long shipping list.
You will be surprised just how easy it is to make, and by how much flavor is packed into the bread. You can find the complete recipe and article here on our site : Multigrain Bread Recipe
Irish Soda Bread – No Kneading Required! How To Make Homemade Bread
Another one of our favorite “every day” breads, this Irish Soda bread recipe is incredibly delicious and simple to make. Traditional Irish soda bread actually originated out of necessity.
When things were scarce back in the day in Ireland, the basic ingredients for the bread were the easiest to come by. Surprisingly, unlike most bread recipes, yeast is not one of the ingredients. Instead, the recipe calls for baking soda since getting yeast to rise in Ireland’s climate could be difficult.
Since there is no yeast in the recipe, and no need to wait for the yeast to rise, it takes a mere five minutes to prepare. Even better, there is no kneading at all. Talk about a simple, quick and easy recipe! You can find the complete recipe and article here on our site : Irish Soda Bread Recipe
There you have it – our five favorite bread recipes of all time! Here is to making homemade bread, and to enjoying the delicious taste and scintillating aroma that it will bring to your family and home. Happy bread baking! Jim and Mary
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