Yeast Bread Recipes
Before beginning your yeast recipe, learn all about yeast including the different types of yeast and cooking tips.
Apple Beignets Recipe
Calvados-flavored deep-fried apples are coated in beer batter and topped with apricot sauce.
Braided Potato Bread Recipe
Mashed potatoes make delicious bread. This yeast bread is braided and topped with poppy or sesame seeds. You can vary the flavor by adding chopped herbs or chives to the mashed potatoes.
Broccoli Deep-Dish Pizza Recipe
Make Chicago-style deep-dish pizza from scratch, with broccoli, mushrooms, Italian sausage, and plenty of mozzarella cheese.
Buttermilk Honey Wheat Bread (ABM) Recipe
Tangy buttermilk combines with honey and naturally-sweet whole wheat for a fiber-rich bread. Best of all, the breadmachine does all the work. Ingredients are provided for 1-pound, 1-1/2-pounds, and 2-pound loaves.
Cheese & Mustard Bread Recipe
This rye yeast bread is stuffed with Swiss Emmenthaler cheese and grainy mustard.
Cherry Pecan Bread (ABM) Recipe
Cherries, pecans, sunflower seeds, raisins and spices give flair to this holiday bread made in the bread machine.
Christmas Eve Anchovy Crullers Recipe
Tasty anchovy fried breads are an Italian-American popular appetizer for holidays. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast dough to rise.
Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread Recipe
Raisins and cinnamon sugar swirl through the center of this yeast bread. Great for toast or hot from the oven.
Coffee Cake Recipe
Potatoes make this cinnamon coffee cake surprisingly light, although it is dense and chewy. Do not miss the fruit variations.
Focaccia Bread with Sun-Dried Tomatoes (ABM) Recipe
Delicious focaccia bread has all the delightful flavors of pizza. The bread machine does the work. Toss in some black olives as well, if you are so inclined.
Ginger Chocolate Holiday Loaf Recipe
Tasty yeast breads are flavored with molasses, chocolate, raisins, and ginger. Perfect for kitchen gifts.
Great Round Reuben Recipe
Corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut are layered and baked right into a giant round of bread. Great for parties, served warm or at room temperature. It may be made in advance and frozen for later use.
Ham-and-Cheese-on-Rye Bread Recipe
The ham and cheese are baked into this bread roll. Just bake and slice. No assembly required.
Hanukkah Bimuelos or Loukoumades (Fried Honey Puffs) Recipe
Fried honey puffs are a traditional Hanukkah food for Sephardic Jews from the Mediterranean region, particularly Spain, Greece, and Turkey. They are so good, you will want to make them year-round. Honey puffs are best eaten as soon as they are made.
Hawaiian Bagels Recipe
Whip up these Hawaiian-inspired bagels in the breadmachine. They are flavored with pineapple and coconut. Plan ahead to allow for rising time.
Honey Whole Wheat Bread Recipe
This bread includes oat flour, along with whole wheat flour and honey. Plan ahead to allow rising time as with most yeast breads. This recipe will make 2 loaves.
Hot Cross Buns Recipe
Hot Cross Buns are a traditional favorite for Good Friday, Easter, and throughout the Lent season, but they are enjoyable year-round. Yeasty rolls are filled with currants or raisins and nuts, then topped with a cross of icing. In spite of the raisins and icing, these are not sweet rolls. The hazelnuts are optional.
Leek and Mushroom Quiche Recipe
Savory leeks and mushrooms take the place of cheese in this quiche. If you are under time constraints, you may use frozen bread dough for the crust to save time.
Maple Oatmeal Bread (ABM) Recipe
Oatmeal lends fiber while maple syrup adds flavor to this simple yeast bread made in a bread machine.
Mashed Potato Chive Bread Recipe
Use mashed potatoes to make this delicious yeast bread. The addition of the chives gives a nice savory flavor. Try adding 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite dried herb for an added boost. The chives may be omitted, if you wish. The bread will still be delicious.
Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe
This colorful cake is popular for Mardi Gras celebrations. One lucky guest will find a hidden treasure in their slice, granting good luck.
Oatmeal Honey Bread Recipe
Oatmeal gives flavor, texture, and nutrition to this yeast bread, while honey adds natural sweetness. Unlike most yeast bread, this one only requires one rising.
Olive, Rosemary, and Onion Focaccia Recipe
Delicious yeast flatbread is rich with the flavors of rosemary and olives. Plan ahead to allow time for the dough to rise. The dough may be made 8 hours in advance and refrigerated.
Outback Bread Recipe
Here is a copycat version of the wonderful dark bread served at the Outback Restaurant chain. The bread is slightly sweet and loaded with fiber thanks to the rye flour. Make large loaves or mini-loaves. This bread freezes beautifully.
Pinon Bread Recipe
Pine nuts give a nutty flavor to this bread, perfect for toast. Instructions also included for rolls. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast bread to rise.
Pizza Crust & Pizza Sauce (Wheat-free) Recipe
Wheat-free pizza crust is perfect for those with allergies and the herbed pizza sauce is made in 15 minutes.
Potato Flake Sourdough Starter and Bread Recipe
Potato flakes make an easy starter for sourdough bread. This is a variation of friendship starter for breads. With attention, you can keep this starter going for a very long time. It will continue to gather wild yeast from the air and just get better.
Povitica - Croatian / Polish Filled Sweet Bread Recipe
Sweet yeast bread is stuffed with a cocoa, cinnamon, and pecan filling. Plan ahead to allow for rising time.
Pumpkin Nutmeg Dinner Rolls Recipe
It's like pumpkin pie in a savory dinner roll, perfect for Thanksgiving and good year-round. To save time, use canned pumpkin puree. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast dough to rise. The rolls may be made 1 week in advance and kept wrapped well and frozen.
Quick and Easy Croissants Recipe
Make these easy croissants in a breadmachine, a food processor, or with a mixer. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast bread to rise.
Quick Blini (Thin Buckwheat Pancakes) Recipe
Blini are thin buckwheat pancakes usually served with sour cream, caviar, and/or smoked salmon. They make an excellent choice for Hanukkah breakfast with pancake syrup.
Raised Potato Doughnuts Recipe
Mashed potatoes make legendary raised doughnuts. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast dough to rise.
Ricotta Bread Recipe
Delicious yeast bread is enriched with ricotta cheese and made in a bread machine.
Root Beer Bread Recipe
Rich, dark, and hearty, this bread packs a big punch of flavor from root beer and molasses. This recipe makes 4 loaves. Wrap some up for kitchen gifts to share.
Rosemary Butter Bread Recipe
Vegetables and herbs are baked into this delicious savory bread lightly sweetened with honey. Plan ahead to allow time for the dough to rise.
Sesame Seed Bagels Recipe
Bagels topped with sesame seeds are fairly easy to make at home, but they do require a bit of a time investment. Bagels take a little dip in a water bath before being baked.
Soft Pretzels Recipe - Hanukkah Recipe
Let the children make Hanukkah symbols from the dough as you share the story of Hanukkah. It's fun and educational. The yeast pretzels are lightly sweetened with honey and tangy with Cheddar cheese. Don't reserve this recipe solely for Hanukkah. You'll want to make these soft pretzels year-round.
Soofganiyot Hanukkah Doughnuts Recipe
Fried filled doughnuts are a popular Hanukkah treat. Since this is a yeast bread, plan ahead for rising time. These are best eaten the day they are made.
Sunchoke Latkes Recipe
Sunchokes (Jerusalem artichokes) are chopped and mixed with rice flour, flaxseed, and herbs, then fried into latkes. This is a delicious and healthful vegetarian side dish which may be served hot or cold.
Swiss, Ham, & Onion Rolls Recipe
Layers of ham, Swiss cheese, and green onions are rolled into bread dough, sliced, and baked into sandwich rolls. Use a good quality deli ham for these rolls. The cheap sandwich ham contains too much water and will make the rolls soggy. These rolls can also be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack.
Whole Wheat Squaw Bread Recipe
This multi-grain yeast bread is slightly sweet and loaded with fiber. Makes two round loaves.
Yam Yeast Bread Recipe
Beautiful and delicious yeast bread gets its slightly sweet flavor naturally from yams. The bread also gets a slight kick of flavor from white pepper and spices. Sweet potatoes may be substituted for the yams.