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30 Blogs with Tips for Beginning Bakers on How to Make Your Own Bread

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There’s not much that rivals the smell of freshly baked bread, however many people shy away from baking a loaf of homemade bread because they mistakenly think it’s too big of a task to take on. There are an array of ways that you can bake your own bread at home, from traditional yeast bread to quick bread to muffins and more! These 30 blog entries will give you some basic instructions and recipes that will help get you started baking homemade bread; after you get started, you may never go back to store-bought again!

Yeast Breads

There may be no better stress reliever than pounding and kneading bread dough. Many people find bread making to be a cathartic experience. If you’re nervous about kneading, try a recipe that doesn’t require a heavy amount of it. Take a look at these six blog posts for a variety of yeast bread recipes.

Quick Breads

If you can follow a recipe, you can make a quick bread. There are thousands of various quick bread recipes. Quick breads can be both sweet and savory, and you can also use a quick bread recipe to make muffins by adjusting the baking time.  Check out these six blog articles to find some tasty quick bread recipes for beginners.


As a beginner baker, the muffin is probably one of the easiest breads to make. Most muffin recipes are pretty forgiving, and you can make sweet and savory muffins that are perfect for pairing with breakfast, dinner or dessert! Look at these blogs for six stellar recipes for interesting and different muffin recipes.                  

Friendship Bread

Amish friendship breads are made using a sourdough starter instead of yeast. Friendship breads, also known as starter breads, require making a starter and then stirring and feeding the dough for 10 days before making bread. Then the starter is separated and you can give some of it away to your friends.  If you are interested in recipes to make the starter or recipes to make with the starter, you can find some great places to start on these six blog entries.

Bread Machine

Bread machines take a lot of the legwork out of baking bread, making them a great starting point for beginners. Follow the directions in your bread machine manual about how to layer the ingredients into your machine, then turn it on and let it run. Bread machines can also be used just to make dough.  Once the dough is ready you can use it to make things like cinnamon rolls and pita bread.  These six blog articles will help you get started.

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