Have you noticed the influx of bread baking posts taking over your social feeds lately? You’re not alone. People all over the country are finding comfort in baking during this time of social distancing, symbolically sharing bread with their friends and family through social media. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned baker in the #breadbaking community, you can join in on the fun with these great recipes we’ve rounded up. Get ready to get your hands dirty — and a little sticky!
If you’re a beginner just starting to get your hands floury, this recipe is super simple and a blast to make. Bake it in a traditional dutch oven or cast iron skillet for a nice, round shape. The result? A beautiful crust on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and an irresistible aroma all around your kitchen.
These fluffy dinner rolls are a great introduction to bread baking, using bread flour, milk, yeast, and eggs to create a soft dough that is very easy to work with.
Baking sourdough is truly a labor of love and patience. As opposed to regular bread that uses dry yeast or instant yeast, sourdough requires a “starter” made from a combination of yeast and bacteria growing inside a paste made of flour and water. If you want to test your patience and are up for the challenge, this basic sourdough bread recipe lays it all out for you.
You can purchase a sourdough starter from a local bakery, but if you want to create your own sourdough starter from scratch, we found this great video with the step-by-step, seven-day process. All you will need is flour, water, and a lot of patience.
For a bread that is more on the sweeter side, this easy oatmeal bread goes perfectly with jams, jellys, and butter. Get all the comfort and warmth of bread together with some added fiber as a healthier swap for your afternoon snack.
Not technically bread but also not cake, this blueberry lemon loaf is bread’s sweeter cousin. Made with fresh lemon zest and blueberries, and covered in a lemon glaze, this dessert will lift your spirit at the end of a long day.
For the peanut butter lovers out there, this sweet bread is a treat you won’t want to miss. Eat it as a snack with your afternoon coffee, or make it for breakfast by toasting it on both sides and topping with your favorite jelly.
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