Homemade bread recipes
Recipes by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Comforting and economical, baking your own loaves of homemade bread is easier than you think.
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One of the most comforting home scents is homemade bread fresh from the oven. Warm bread slathered in butter is also a favourite comfort food for Canadians.
Listed below are 18 homemade bread recipes, from classic Crunchy Farmhouse to savoury Chipotle Olive. If you've never baked your own loaf, we have essential bread-baking information for you below.
- Slideshow: How to properly rise dough
- Slideshow: How to knead dough with your hands
- Slideshow: Bread-baking equipment checklist
- How to bake bread: Essential tips
Sweet Pretzel Bread
A pretzel is an attractive, decorative shape ...
Vegetable Herb Bread
At apres ski, the chefs always offered fresh-baked bread to eat with the soup of the day. This loaf, with a beautiful golden hue and thick crust, make...
Irish Brown Bread
This soda-leavened bread makes a dense, slightly crumbly loaf with a rich nutty flavour. Slather with Smoked Mackerel Pate (link below) or serve with ...
Oats and Molasses Bread
Baking bread from scratch is one of the most satisfying endeavours: kneading the dough, watching it rise, smelling it bake, then slathering a warm sli...
Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread
Sourdough can claim to be the original bread as it's made with spongy starter, the leavener used in making bread before cake and granular yeasts were...
Maritime Brown Bread
Serve this molasses-rich steamed bread with baked beans for a traditional down-home dinner. Or enjoy it toasted with butter or simply on its own. If y...
Chipotle Olive Bread
Speckled with olives and with a hint of chipotle chili (which is actually a dried smoked jalapeno pepper), this is a tasty savoury bread. If you don't...
Hazelnut Honey Bread
STARTER: In bowl, sprinkle yeast over warm water; let stand for 1 minute. Stir with wooden spoon until yeast dissolves. Add flour; stir until consiste...
You can get a perfectly lovely loaf of bread in a conventional oven, but a convection oven gives bread an even crispier crust.
Quick Focaccia Bread
Oven-fresh bread is good enough on its own, but when it's laced with olives and topped with crispy onions, it's fabulous.
Country Seed Bread
When bread machines first became popular a few years ago, The Canadian Living Test Kitchen got busy adapting recipes. Very easy to make in the machine...
Olive Pinwheel Bread
A good accompaniment to antipasti, this bread makes a lovely presentation. It can also serve as a base for canap?topped with thinly-sliced cheese or m...
In small bowl, mix honey with 1 cup (250 mL) of the hot water. Sprinkle yeast on top; let stand for 15 minutes. In separate bowl, stir ...
In skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, turning once, until crisp, about 6 minutes; drain on paper towel-lined plate. Chop or cru...
Crunchy Farmhouse Bread
This rustic crisscross-topped loaf is hearty and flavourful with a combination of different grains, including millet, a small round and crunchy grain....
Toasted Herb Bread
Two-Grain Cranberry Bread
You can slice, wrap and freeze individual pieces of this dense loaf for a portable breakfast. Spread it with light cream cheese and add some fresh fru...
Beer and Oat Bread
Reserve 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the oats for topping. In food processor, grind 2 cups (500 mL) of the remaining oats until fine. Set aside.a...