Our Favourite Homemade Bread Recipes
Over the past decade, bread, wheat and gluten have gotten some seriously bad PR. Here at Crush, we’re all about second chances, so here’s a roundup of our favourite bread recipes…
Blueberry & Apple Streusel Loaf
Streusel is a crumbly topping made from flour, butter and sugar – it gives great texture and an added yummy buttery flavour. Try this recipe for a light, Blueberry and Apple loaf that is topped with a crumbly streusel for extra yum factor!
Breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea time… there’s never a bad time to have banana bread.
Health Seed Bread
This homemade seed loaf is a great healthy alternative for lunch boxes.
Nut, Apricot & Mixed Seed Loaf
Serve straight from the oven with butter and cheese – bread heaven!
Gluten-free Mixed Seed Bread
Who said gluten-free bread had to be like chewing cardboard? This recipe is a great substitute if you are gluten intolerant.
Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Ale Beer Bread
Cooked in cast iron and finished with melted butter – it’s difficult not to eat the whole thing on your own. Works equally well mopping up savoury dishes or topped with jam.
There’s more to French bread than baguettes. Try this traditional Campagne bread, which has a similar taste to sourdough.
Simple but delicious, made just the way Ouma did.
Artisanal Wheat Bread
Artisanal baking is the process of natural leavening and slow fermentation, abiding by the traditional manner in which bread was originally made. Try your hand at this artisanal wheat bread for the real deal experience.
Saggy Stone Bread
This recipe is a brewery favourite that has kindly been shared with us – a real gem!
Five Fabulous Focaccias
Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside – these focaccia are packed with rich Mediterranean flavours.
Chocolate & Hazelnut Braided Bread
Nuts and Nutella beautifully tied together, what’s not to love?
Ciabatta is an Italian white bread. It’s name is derived from the word ‘slipper’ as its shape reminded its creator of his wife’s shoe.
This classic French loaf is perfect for your picnic basket.
Kitka Bread (Challah)
A traditional Jewish bread that is usually braided and is enriched with egg and butter.
Roasted Potato Bread
The addition of roasted potato gives this bread amazing texture and flavour.
Cape Seed Loaf
There’s nothing quite like a fresh seed loaf out of the oven with lashings of butter.
This pretty wheat shaped bread is cut in a way that allows for lots of surface area which gives it a great crust.
Cheesy Pull-Apart Bread with Bovril Drizzle
If you’re a fan of Bovril and cheese toast, then you’ve met the bread of your dreams. A cheesy, savoury pull-apart bread that will be an instant hit!
Bacon, Cheese and Chive Cornbread
Bacon and corn have always been good mates and this bacon cornbread is set to become your new best friend.
Tomato, Olive and Basil Pesto Focaccia
Good bread takes time but one bite of this focaccia makes it all worth it. We guarantee this will be flattened in minutes.
This brioche just requires a little time and patience. No trickery involved!
Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Bread
A rustic bread that is easy to prepare and requires no kneading.
Easy Roman Cheese Bread
Serve this easy roman cheese bread with a salad or load it with some roasted vegetables or ham as a tasty sandwich.
Portuguese Easter Bread
A family favourite that everyone will enjoy.
Mini Olive Oil, Cumin and Sesame Bread Rolls
These bread rolls take some time to make but are worth all the effort as each bite is delicious!
Traditional Easter Gubana
A brioche filled with dried fruit and nuts, doesn’t that sounds so good? Gubana is a traditional Italian Easter bread, and while the Italians love to eat Gubana, one bite and you will too.
Hornazo–Spanish Easter Bread
This bread is filled with egg, bacon and chorizo, the perfect combination of savoury and salty. A bread that is mainly eaten during Easter but it doesn’t have to just be if you ask us.
Flatbreads are a mezze staple. Cook these flatbreads for varying times to give different textures – roll out slightly more thickly to produce soft bread perfect for mopping up sauce, roll out others thinly and cook for slightly longer to make crispy bread which is great for scooping.
Simple Naan Bread
This simple recipe is a perfect accompaniment to a hearty curry.
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