White Bread Recipes

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Honey Bunch Bread

Rating: 4.67 stars
This is our family's favorite bread recipe; it was obtained from one of my fathers' coworkers.

Chef John's Cuban Bread

Rating: 4.47 stars
I didn't think I liked Cuban sandwiches until I had one on real Cuban bread--what a difference! This bread uses lard and a double-hit of yeast plus a fermented starter. All this adds extra flavor and lift.

Blender White Bread

Rating: 4.3 stars
This is a blender-style bread recipe that is easy to use, and the bread bakes beautifully.

Buttermilk Bread II

Rating: 4.72 stars
This bread is delicious plain or toasted. I make it at least once a week.

Crusty White Bread

Rating: 4.45 stars
A fragrant white bread with a nice and crispy crust.

Best Bread Machine Bread

Rating: 4.66 stars
This recipe is easy and foolproof. It makes a very soft and tasty loaf of bread with a flaky crust.

Traditional White Bread

Rating: 4.79 stars
A delicious bread with a very light center with crunchy crust. You may substitute butter or vegetable oil for the lard if you wish.

Amish White Bread

Rating: 4.79 stars
I got this recipe from a friend. It is very easy, and doesn't take long to make.

Focaccia Bread

Rating: 4.62 stars
A wonderful, quick alternative to garlic bread. Lots of herbs and lots of flavor!

White Bread For The Bread Machine

Rating: 4.66 stars
White Bread for the bread machine. Plain, simple, gets the job done, and is good.

French Bread

Rating: 4.54 stars
A crisp, crunchy crust and slightly chewy center make this bread as traditional as the breads served in France.


Rating: 4.55 stars
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.

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Asian Water Roux White Bread

"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

"Almost identical to the bread Grandma made every Saturday." – Sonshine

No Knead Beer Bread

Rating: 4.78 stars

This really is an easy, fun, and fast recipe, and you'll be amazed at how great the results are, even for the most inexperienced bread maker.