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White Bread Recipes

Baguette with a Poolish Ferment

Light and airy baguesttes with a lovely crispy crust

Added by: Lynne Parman

Tags: French


Amazing Sourdough Bread

Produce the most delicious sourdough bread every single time!

Added by: Peter Ralley

Tags: Sourdough


Basic sour dough bread

After many years of prevarication, I finally succumbed to the pull of sour dough! This recipe is very straightforward to make sour dough, the only thing you need is time for proving! This recipe uses the 'sponge' method. This recipe is certainly not mine, it comes from the River Cottage Bread book. If you want a good general introduction to bread making, of all types, this book is a fantastic place to start. This bread takes about 36 hours to make. You will have to make a sour dough 'starter', which, if you have not got one already, needs to be started a week before this recipe. This sounds a lot of time and hassle, but once your starter' is going, it really is no trouble at all. I used the starter recipe from the River Cottage bread book. The starter 'recipe' is included at the bottom of the recipe.

Added by: SimonP

Tags: Sourdough


Onion and Thyme Bread

This is a bread that I have been making for a few years now and have arrived at this recipe by experimentation. The quantities of onion and thyme seem to work OK but can be varied to suit personal taste. For some reason unknown to me, I find this bread does actually keep fresh for a day or two longer than a basic bread, although the aroma of the onions and thyme make it so appetising to me that it rarely has chance to go stale.

Added by: Peter Foster

Tags: Savouries


Black Tea Bread With Raisins

A good combination of tea and bread. Make 8

Added by: Luz

Tags: fruit


White Crusty Loaf

White loaf - soft on the inside and crusty shell (baked in Lekue bread baker)

Added by: Elizabeth Patock


Nuala's white loaf.

"We've run out of bread"! I came up with this as a quick loaf recipe for whenever the call came ( usually at seven in the evening ). It's not intended to be high end bread but it still better than most supermarket white wheat based bread substitutes.

Added by: Geoff Dunsby

Tags: Basic loaf


Simple white bread

Simple but very effective white bread recipe for loaves,French sticks and rolls

Added by: Mbartlet


First Sourdough Loaf

... et voila!

Added by: patriciar

Tags: Sourdough


Crackle glaze cob

Makes two cob loaves with a crackle glaze (sometimes called tiger bread). This is a 50:50 white and wholemeal standard bread recipe with a tangy crunch to the crust

Added by: Lynn Clark


Rustic Baguettes

75% hydration sourdough baguettes. They are airy but chewy and elastic. They develop a lot of flavour (non-sour) from the long cold levain fermentation. Still learning, but very pleased with the results.

Added by: zymurgentus

Tags: French, Sourdough, Bagels


White Bloomer

Crusty bloomer with soft white centre. Perfect for sandwiches

Added by: Elizabeth Patock


Sourdough Spelt Loaf

A lovely light white sourdough loaf with a good crust made using a wheat leven so it has a very small proportion of wheat in it. I have been making this for myself for a few months now and I find that although I am intolerant of wheat I can eat this regularly.

Added by: lynedwards

Tags: Sourdough, Spelt


London Grillettes

In January, I married a French man. He has been living in London for almost 6 years now, and sorely misses baguettes. Our London flat’s little oven is too small to bake full-sized baguettes, so I’ve been developing a “half-pint” version that fits inside, while capturing the characteristics we love in baguettes. The “grillette” is: 1/ Crusty, in our case a deep golden brown, grilled, sometimes burnt in places… hence the name “grillette”! 2/ Airy, big holes, light. 3/ Slightly salted. The right amount is critical. Those holes come from a long, slow rise. The recipe takes time but entails very little hands-on work, and you will finish with an irresistable partner for butter and cheese.

Added by: starz1010101

Tags: French


Damson couronne

Twisted and plaited crown shaped loaf flavoured with a smooth damson purée jam, made using an overnight sponge.

Added by: Helen Davis

Tags: fruit


Crusty Spelt & Wheat Loaf

A soft and crusty spelt loaf - 50:50 with white flour. My grandchildren say that this is the tastiest bread in the world (though they are biased!). This loaf uses a Spelt Poolish preferment to give added flavour.

Added by: JPTenor

Tags: Spelt


White & Wheat Seeded Sourdough - (overnight cold proving)

This is a variation on the sourdough bread recipe taught at the E5 Bakehouse bread master class in Hackney, London. A very moist dough with a great open crumb and superb crust. Best made using a regular stretch and fold method with wet hands each time, plus a slow overnight proving in the fridge to give the bread its open crumb and depth of flavour. The cold proofing also helps the dough hold its shape while transferring from the bowl via the peel to the oven. (Don’t worry about putting straight into the oven from the fridge. If the oven is at max heat - approx. 250c - then it will spring up beautifully.)

Added by: 2ncook

Tags: Seeds, Sourdough


Sourdough white at about 75% Hydration

A tasty loaf with a pleasing texture using Italian White 00 Flour (118)

Added by: Rob on the Allotment

Tags: Sourdough


Farmhouse loaves

Simple soft white loaves, excellent for everyday use

Added by: ElainePatricia


Black tea east free bread

Very flavored and tasty bread, made with flour, black tea water ferment and salt

Added by: Dorina Popa

Tags: Herb


Ciabatta

Easy to remember recipe for a classic Ciabatta...

Added by: Gyorgy Horvath

Tags: Ciabatta


My simple sourdough

Easy to remember recipe for a classic bread....crisp crust, slightly chewy centre...fabulous toasted and covered in butter !

Added by: Jeremy Hughes

Tags: Sourdough


Baguettes

Simple overnight recipe that makes 10 baguettes

Added by: John Cannadine

Tags: French


Bread rolls

Golden poached bread rolls

Added by: terry clench

Tags: Rolls


Focaccia Golosa

A satisfying lunch treat, a hearty Focaccia with toppings. Feeds 1–4 ;)

Added by: christopher boulden

Tags: Italian, Focaccia


Robin's overnight bread

This is a recipe for making four French Baguettes, it sounds complicated but when you get used to making it, it is in fact easy and less time consuming. It is a variation of several recipes I have found and tastes wonderful

Added by: Robin Godefroy

Tags: Overnight


Maryanne white Sandwich loaf

Soft White Sandwich Loaf

Added by: Anne Ashmore

Tags: Sandwich


'Perfect' White Bread

Very easy, always successful, white bread with good crumb and good taste

Added by: Fiona Rynn


White Sourdough

36 Hour, cold fermented, White Sourdough, 70% Hydration. This is a delicious soft crumbed loaf that is designed to fit around your normal life.

Added by: breadcalc.com

Tags: Sourdough


Caraway white loaf

Basic recipe for bread making machine.

Added by: Pam Thompson

Tags: Seeds, Breadmaker


Basic Cold-raised Sandwich Bread

This is a basic cold-proofed white bread baked in a tin and suitable for making sandwiches (prawn, smoked salmon, cream-stewed chantarelles, cheese) or e.g. serving with jam or honey. This is a baseline recipe and method that is easy to use and on which you can base further experiments, e.g. developing herbal bread types.

Added by: Niels Bjergstrom


Crusty white loaf (x2)

I know white bread is frowned on but as someone who loves any kind of bread, I love this white crispy loaf made with Shipton Mills's Canadian strong bread flour

Added by: Jerry Taylor

Tags: Sourdough


Dad's Baguettes

Tasty bread

Added by: David Blane

Tags: French


Simple three-step bread.

From mixing to baked in less than 2 hours, this fool-proof recipe can be used to make white or wholemeal bread and is my 'relaxing after a hard day's work' loaf!

Added by: Lara Pattison


My Pain de Mie

A taste of France! The picture of a 'croquet monsieur' in 'Dough' (Richard Bertinet) is so mouth watering that I had to make it. It's a posh cheese and ham sarnie, baked with ham, béchamel sauce and topped with grated gruyere cheese. A very fine and delicious combination. Pain de mie is a fragrant and different loaf which makes a welcome addition to bread making. Perfect for toasting too. You'll see from the picture that I made 2 loaves. The top crust on the loaf on the left is slightly crooked. I knocked the weighted tray in the oven! It didn't make a difference to the taste and lets face it... once it's sliced, who's to know? This recipe is quick to make because of the high quantity of yeast. Again, a welcome change to my usual 24 hour fridge fermentation.

Added by: Sharon Roberts


Rosemary loaf

Great tasting and smelling bread, brilliant with bacon or marmalade.

Added by: Wing Commander

Tags: Poolish, Herb


Quick no knead white loaf

Lovely crusty white bread

Added by: Lynne Weaver

Tags: No knead


Ciabatta Italian Style

Having tried a great number of the ciabatta recipes and methods available on various UK food and tv sites I was never quite happy with the results .. until now

Added by: Niels Bjergstrom

Tags: Ciabatta


White Granary Loaf

This is a tried and tested loaf, it never fails us. We also play around with the flours, sometimes we add less white and more Organic Light Malt house Flour.

Added by: Lesley Sperduti

Tags: Breadmaker, 3Malts


Child-friendly sourdough

A sourdough loaf that is mainly white flour but with wholemeal additions to give flavour. These loaves have been devoured by recipients, even children as young as 3.

Added by: Ruralidle

Tags: Sourdough


No Added Sugar, No Dairy Organic White Spelt Loaf for Bread Makers

Easy daily white spelt loaf for your bread maker with wonderful crust, without any added sugar or dairy, easy to cut thin for sandwiches, cut it thick for lovely toast.

Added by: SarahW

Tags: Breadmaker, Spelt


Easy Pain de Campagne-style sourdough

A tasty sourdough that's great for toast, with soups and just buttered!

Added by: Andrew Roads

Tags: Sourdough, Pain de Campagne


Rustic italian loaf

I made this when I had run out of every flour but Type '00', and needed to make a loaf. It turned out really well...

Added by: Wing Commander

Tags: Poolish


Kalamata Olive Bread

When thinking about delicious sandwiches, including the bread in the overall sense of the desired taste rather than just using plain boring bread can lead to amazing results. We are currently experimenting with savoury and sometimes very spicy bread types. This is a very simple bread which works well with e.g. most cheeses, egg salad and some types of pâté. Anybody, who has ever baked a bread, can make this with excellent results.

Added by: Niels Bjergstrom

Tags: Olive


Pain Viennois with chocolate chips

Perfect breakfast bread, soft, buttery and with chocolate chips. What's not to like?

Added by: Anne Chapman

Tags: Sourdough, Chocolate


Biga Acida (Innovative) Pagnotta

Italian biga acida/sour dough, using Italian '00' flour and strong bread flour. Based on a recipe from Dan Lepard and Richard Whittington 'Exceptional Breads'. The original recipe called for the inclusion of honey which made the bread too sweet for my taste. I have made this without honey and it works well and suited better to my personal taste. I replaced the wholemeal with spelt and used strong Canadian bread flour. Allow 5 days to make this bread. On the day of baking it could take up to 8 hours from the first kneading until the loaves are ready to go in the oven.

Added by: Andyw3

Tags: Sourdough


White Spelt Loaf

Delicious Rustic Homemade Bread

Added by: Andrew Morris

Tags: Spelt


Easy Sourdough with Wholewheat and Light Rye

Easy sourdough prepared in mixer in 10 min

Added by: v8rick

Tags: Rye, Sourdough


Pure & Simple Sourdough Recipe!

This recipe makes two loaves and involves very little hands-on time. It just uses great quality flour and slow fermentation to create an outstanding flavour and texture! More importantly it has just three ingredients and is free from any chemicals, additives and improvers typically found in mass produced supermarket bread! This recipe is for your life, not shelf life!!

Added by: ChrisG

Tags: Sourdough


Everyday Bread

A good loaf

Added by: Sara Godfrey


Josephine's Poppy Loaf

This sourdough bread includes 10% spelt flour and seeds, which give it a great flavour while keeping the crumb texture pretty light. Also excellent toasted, on the second or third day!

Added by: Marlon Jones

Tags: Seeds, Sourdough, Spelt


Lazy Bread Rolls

These are simple to make. The egg and sugar give them a fluffy richness which goes particularly well with strong savoury flavours like burgers, sausages or cheese.

Added by: DomD

Tags: Rolls


Smoked Cheese and Onion Bread

This is a variation on Richard Bertinet's Bacon and Red onion bread but uses smoked cheese (thus suitable for some vegetarians) and is fortified with sourdough batter. It makes lovely toast and would be great with a hearty soup.

Added by: CassyP

Tags: Rye, Sourdough, Cheese


Baguette

A delicious crispy outside and soft bread to go with pasta, salad or cheese or anything! Made easy using the bread maker.

Added by: lmcfood

Tags: Breadmaker, Spelt


Everyday White with wholemeal Rye

This is my everyday loaf because its delicious with a great texture and flavour but also a nice easy recipe.

Added by: Rob on the Allotment

Tags: Rye


Basic Light rye and wheat batard

Simple, natural and healthy loaf of bread

Added by: Julio Hevia

Tags: Rye, photo1406


Crusty Continental (ish) rolls

Crusty Rolls with Sourdough starter for Flavour and Crunchy crust rather than a leaven

Added by: v8rick

Tags: Rolls, photo1406


Seedy Bloomer

This recipe is for a super tastey, seedy, crusty soft bloomer - delicious with just butter, preferably consumed on the patio with a cup of coffee!

Added by: Alex Boulton

Tags: Seeds, photo1406


Pain de mie

Sweet, delicate texture. Good for sandwitches

Added by: seiko soga

Tags: photo1406


Sesame Sourdough Loaf

This wonderful Sourdough loaf is really crispy and has a lovely subtle nutty flavour.

Added by: Robert Byrne

Tags: Seeds, photowinner1406


Fab white loaf with wholemeal and rye

This is a delicious open-crumb white loaf, made with a poolish and a wet dough, and includes wholemeal and rye for extra flavour

Added by: Wing Commander

Tags: Rye


My first loaf

This is the recipe that got me to ditch the bread maker and make my bread by hand. Thanks Nigel Slater! No mystery or complicated processes, just a delicious, crusty white loaf that smelled and tasted glorious.

Added by: Chris Boarland


easy sourdough bread

An easy sourdough bread

Added by: Mariateresa Serra

Tags: Sourdough


Tom's Overnight, No-Knead Sourdough

A delicious loaf in 10 minutes (if you ignore the waiting and the cooking time!), great for busy people.

Added by: senrabmot

Tags: Sourdough, No knead


Shipton's Crusty White Sourdough with modifications Rustic white sourdough

A great crusty loaf with aerated chewy crumb.

Added by: Twiddler

Tags: Sourdough


White spelt & chestnut tin loaf

A slightly sweet loaf with the lovely taste of chestnut flour. Great toasted with blackberry jam! Makes one loaf of around 600g (but I've included baker's percentages if you want to make a different-sized loaf.

Added by: FlourGeneration


Free Form Multigrain Bread (by Monica Shaw)

A fabulous recipe from local food writer and guest blogger Monica Shaw of Smarter Fitter using our brand new Seeded White Organic Flour.

Added by: webmaster



Lovely soft white seeded loaf

Seeded white loaf in bread maker

Added by: sazzle


Queen's Head Huffer

This recipe is our interpretation of the Huffers that we first encountered at the White Hart pub, Great Saling, Essex, in the 1980’s. They are delicious filled with cheese, prawn, sausage or ham.

Added by: James Morton

Tags: Rolls


50% Emmer wheat loaf

Panasonic breadmaker - medium loaf (400g)

Added by: Fozzie

Tags: Breadmaker, Emmer


The Lunch Box Bap

Makes 5-6/ Prep 3 hours/ Bake 10-12 minutes

Added by: Sara Godfrey

Tags: Spelt, Rolls


Soya Good Loaf

A basic white loaf using Toasted Kibbled Soya to add protein and give a unique texture.

Added by: peter trevethick

Tags: Christmas, festive


Tomato and Basil Loaf

A light white bread perfect with soups or in a sandwich

Added by: Annerinya


Panmarino potato & rosemary bread

keeps well and delicious toasted

Added by: Ian Guthrie


Beer Bread

Added by: Alison Lydon

Tags: Rye



Khorasan, Oat and Linseed Loaf

A hearty loaf sweetened with honey.

Added by: Sarah Yates

Tags: Seeds, Khorasan


Simple but Delicious loaf

Added by: Jacky Hodges


Pane Toscano

Great tear and share loaf

Added by: Old Crusty


Crusty white loaf

This is an easy recipe for a classic crusty white loaf. The ingredients are for a single loaf, so you might want to double up and make a couple.

Added by: webmaster


Overnight yeasted white pot loaf

Pot baking offers a very different approach to baking. It is a simple, low-input method that produces excellent results. Give it a try and your baking just may be transformed!

Added by: webmaster


Overnight sourdough white pot loaf

Pot baking offers a very different approach to baking. It is a simple, low-input method that produces excellent results. Give it a try and your baking just may be transformed!

Added by: webmaster

Tags: Sourdough, Pot loaf


"Shambles"bread

sponge starter

Added by: David123


No-knead Classic Crust

A large, crusty white loaf with loads of flavour

Added by: Julian Evans


Crusty White Sourdough Bread

This is white-ish or slightly brown/freckled as the recipe employs the 100% wholemeal leaven. This is a great combination and gives good colour while still being clearly a white loaf.

Added by: webmaster


Family White Loaf

Of the various white loaves we've tried over the years this is the best. It also happens to toast wonderfully.

Added by: Brin


Basic White Bread.

This recipe is our family's basic bread. Made every Sunday and Wednesday in a batch sufficient to satisfy demand

Added by: Quilpusha


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