20 Easy Bread Recipes to Make at Home
Ever find yourself without a loaf of bread, a bag of tortillas, or a can of biscuits? Making them yourself is not an impossible task. It can actually be a fun baking project! And it doesn't have to require a bread machine either. These easy bread recipes are made with five ingredients or less, so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying your bread. Learn how to make bread of all kinds with 20 of our easiest bread recipes.
Easy Cloud Bread
"Cloud bread is soft and fluffy — like a cloud!" says recipe creator TheWickedNoodle. "It's a great substitute for 'regular' bread and is low in carbs. Although it's not firm enough to replace bread in a regular sandwich, I like to top one 'slice' with peanut butter and bananas, toast it with jam or with my favorite lunch meat and fillings!" Can you believe this beautiful bread is ready in just 40 minutes?
Softest Soft Bread with Air Pockets Using Bread Machine
If you do happen to have a bread machine, use it to make this fluffy, soft bread for your next PB&J. Reviewer mariahs says, "This is the BEST and easiest bread recipe ever! So soft and fluffy!"
Quick Cheddar Garlic Biscuits
Taking a shortcut isn't always a bad thing. Use biscuit mix to make these top-rated biscuits ready in just 20 minutes. Reviewer naples34102 says, "Hate to say, but I gotta say it...I made from-scratch biscuits yesterday and these Garlic Cheese Biscuits, that begin with baking mix, beat them hands down."
Easy 7-Up® Biscuits
This recipe is a great example of a few random ingredients coming together to make something delicious. Reviewer Flea36 says, "These are absolutely delicious. I didn't roll mine out. I used a large cookie scoop instead. They made an awesome drop biscuit. My entire family loved them."
"It was at a New York City hole-in-the-wall eatery where I first fell in love with a stuffed white corn cake," says Chef John. "Halfway through my first arepa, one stuffed with black beans, beef, plantains, and salty cheese, I vowed to learn how to make these at home." Don't be fooled, these homemade arepas only take 20 minutes to make.
Traditional Pita Breads
Air Fryer Keto Garlic Cheese 'Bread'
"Only 4 ingredients, ready in 10 minutes, and tastes delicious — what more can you ask for? Once you let the bread cool it develops a 'bread'-like texture," says recipe creator Elle. Put your air fryer to good use with this recipe.
Grandma Sherrill's Bagels
Follow Grandma Sherrill's tradition of making homemade bagels. "This was my first attempt at bagels so I cut the recipe in half just in case! Recipe was very easy to follow. I like to use wheat flour so I mixed it with bread flour.... but didn't think there was much flavor to them. I will take these over store bought any day though!"
Almond Sandwich Bread
This easy, gluten-free bread takes just 15 minutes to make. Recipe creator Joy Heflin says,"Store this low-carb pan-fried bread in an airtight container between sheets of waxed paper."
Hi-Rise Easy Yorkshire Pudding
Reviewer lutzflcat says, "These puddings rose beautifully and were very light and airy...these were really, really simple to make, and tasted great!"
Quick Whole Wheat Chapati
Simple Fry Bread
Reviewer Cassandra Washington says, "These are awesome for those times when you don't have much in the cupboard! They pair well with just about anything!"
Better-Than-Bakery No-Knead Sourdough
"This crusty, chewy, tangy bread can't be beat. You'll be shocked at how simple it is to create such a professional loaf at home," says recipe creator hrabbot. "Glossy, crunchy crust. Resilient, airy crumb. Baking inside a Dutch oven (set in your kitchen oven) does an excellent job simulating the effects of a professional bread oven."
Recipe creator AllieGeekPi describes this as an Italian pepper biscuit typically served on holidays. You'll always have the ingredients on hand for this 20-minute recipe. Reviewer Seeker says, "These little biscuits are a delight to serve and very tasty. I tinkered with the shape of them because they were so fun to make, but the end result was still delicious."
Effortless Rustic Bread
"Very easy recipe. I chose this for my first attempt at homemade bread and it came out perfect," says reviewer Jenni Allen.
Gluten-Free Corn Tortillas with 3 Ingredients
Mexican corn masa mix, salt, and water come together to make these gluten-free tortillas. "Very easy to make, very tasty to eat," says reviewer Olivia.
Dutch Oven Whole Wheat Bread
Recipe creator My Healthy Kitchen describes this as a, "delicious whole wheat bread with reduced sodium, baked in a Dutch oven."
Cassava Flour Tortillas
Cassava flour is an allergy-friendly starch that easily incorporates into a grain-free diet. Recipe creator Buckwheat Queen says, "Soft and pliable, these easy-to-make cassava flour tortillas taste similar to a whole wheat tortilla but are naturally gluten-free. Use them for your sloppiest filling, and you'll be surprised how well they hold up and how delicious they taste!"
Piadina (Italian Flatbread)
"Piadina is an Italian flatbread from the Emilia-Romagna region. The traditional recipe calls for lard in the dough which you can replace with a good extra-virgin olive oil," says recipe creator rosa. "It is typically served stuffed with prosciutto and a local cheese called squacquerone but any soft cheese will work. Enjoy!"
This orange sweet bread is dairy-free and egg-free. Reviewer Emily says, "They are pretty good for having so little ingredients. I didn't have any self rising flour so I substituted 2 tablespoons of cornstarch in place of the last 2 tablespoons of flour. Definitely recommend it!"