White Bread Recipes

Add homemade white bread, bread machine bread, foccaccia, ciabatta, sandwich bread, and French bread to your baking repertoire with top-rated white bread recipes.

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Amish White Bread

Rating: 5 stars 6330
I got this recipe from a friend. It is very easy, and doesn't take long to make.

Best Bread Machine Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 3653
This recipe is easy and foolproof. It makes a very soft and tasty loaf of bread with a flaky crust.

Traditional White Bread

Rating: 5 stars 1244
A delicious bread with a very light center with crunchy crust. You may substitute butter or vegetable oil for the lard if you wish.

Focaccia Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 1417
This is a wonderful alternative to garlic bread with lots of flavor.

French Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 1359
A crisp, crunchy crust and slightly chewy center make this bread as traditional as the breads served in France.

Jo's Rosemary Bread

Rating: 5 stars 1780
This bread has a great flavor. It is moist, light and has a crispy crust.

Buttermilk Bread II

Rating: 4.5 stars 168
This bread is delicious plain or toasted. I make it at least once a week.

White Bread For The Bread Machine

Rating: 4.5 stars 914
A plain and simple recipe that is great tasting and gets the job done.

Ciabatta

Rating: 4.5 stars 294
Take five minutes today to make the starter, also called sponge, and tomorrow you can bake two loaves of this marvelous, slightly sour, rustic Italian bread that has a hearty crust.

Mama D's Italian Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 606
Just flour, yeast, sugar, salt and water in the right proportions make this basic bread a winner. The recipe makes three loaves, so you can freeze what you cannot use or give them away to your friends.

No-Knead Artisan Style Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 364
This is a very easy bread to make without any kneading. Bake in a Dutch oven or heavy casserole dish. The bread comes out very crusty and with huge holes throughout, just like at the bakery.
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Asian Water Roux White Bread
Rating: Unrated 36
"I have been baking bread for about 40 years; this is, by far, the best white bread recipe ever! It produces a loaf that is extremely tender and stays fresh." – Nanarocks53
Chef John's White Bread
Rating: Unrated 34
"Almost identical to the bread Grandma made every Saturday." – Sonshine
Amish White Bread
Rating: 5 stars 6321

Two perfect loaves of plain, sweet white bread — quick and easy to make.