White Bread Recipes

Add homemade white bread, bread machine bread, foccaccia, ciabatta, sandwich bread, and French bread to your baking repertoire with top-rated white bread recipes.

Staff Picks

Amish White Bread

Rating: 5 stars 6330
I got this recipe from a friend. It is very easy, and doesn't take long to make.
By Peg

Best Bread Machine Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 3653
This recipe is easy and foolproof. It makes a very soft and tasty loaf of bread with a flaky crust.

Traditional White Bread

Rating: 5 stars 1244
A delicious bread with a very light center with crunchy crust. You may substitute butter or vegetable oil for the lard if you wish.
By Danialle

Focaccia Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 1413
This is a wonderful alternative to garlic bread with lots of flavor.
By Allrecipes Member

French Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 1359
A crisp, crunchy crust and slightly chewy center make this bread as traditional as the breads served in France.
By Jenn Hall

Jo's Rosemary Bread

Rating: 5 stars 1779
This bread has a great flavor. It is moist, light and has a crispy crust.
By Allrecipes Member

Buttermilk Bread II

Rating: 4.5 stars 168
This bread is delicious plain or toasted. I make it at least once a week.

White Bread For The Bread Machine

Rating: 4.5 stars 910
A plain and simple recipe that is great tasting and gets the job done.
By Allrecipes Member


Rating: 4.5 stars 294
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.
By Benoit Hogue

Mama D's Italian Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 606
Just flour, yeast, sugar, salt and water in the right proportions make this basic bread a winner. The recipe makes three loaves, so you can freeze what you cannot use or give them away to your friends.
By Allrecipes Member

No-Knead Artisan Style Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 364
This is a very easy bread to make without any kneading. Bake in a Dutch oven or heavy casserole dish. The bread comes out very crusty and with huge holes throughout, just like at the bakery.

Inspiration and Ideas

Asian Water Roux White Bread
Rating: Unrated 36
"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
Rating: Unrated 34
"Almost identical to the bread Grandma made every Saturday." – Sonshine
Amish White Bread
Rating: 5 stars 6309

Two perfect loaves of plain, sweet white bread — quick and easy to make.