As a very wise woman once said, “I love bread!” We love bread, too. You get bread, we all get bread! It’s filling, easy to grab, pairs with practically anything, and makes sandwiches a much more organized affair. What’s a better way to keep the season jolly than carbohydrates?
We dove into the Food Monster App and found 15 Seasonal Breads you can make at home that will leave you feeling festive and full. Make them at your next big dinner, or even just for yourself. Bread doesn’t judge you, and neither do we.
Source: Pull-Apart Cinnamon Bread
This delectable Pull-Apart Cinnamon Bread by Sirke Reivo is so good, you’ll be hard pressed to wait for it to cool. It is folded and stacked with layers of cinnamon sugar and then baked until it’s golden brown on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside. Gluten-free folks, rejoice!
Source: Red Velvet Banana Bread
Red Velvet Banana Bread may sound a little strange, but adding bananas to red velvet cake makes it soft, moist, and perfectly sweet. This red velvet banana bread by Hayley Canning is completely healthy and homemade! No baking mix or box required. The secret ingredient to get that red velvet color is beets!
Source: Traditional Greek Bread
This traditional Greek Bread by Kiki Vagianos has a hearty golden brown crust that’s flecked with salt and inside it’s soft, moist, and delicious. The roasted garlicky goodness is perfectly distributed in each bite of this beautiful loaf of bread– it’s perfection.
Source: Curry Potato-Stuffed Bread
Everyone loves stuffed bread, especially when it’s filled with even more carbs. Check out this Curry Potato-Stuffed Bread by Nita Ragoonanan; fluffy goodness on the go! The hearty and warming spices, combined with delicious herbs, are perfect for a cold day.
Source: Double Chocolate Banana Bread
This delicious Double Chocolate Banana Bread by Silvia Ribas is flourless, gluten-free, and is entirely made in a blender! It is one delicious bite you are going to want to have with your morning cup of coffee, as a mid-day snack and to replace that sugary dessert you just can’t put down. Feed your hunger and make all your chocolate cravings go away!
Source: Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Go beyond the loaf. Enjoy a hefty scoop of warm Pumpkin Bread Pudding by Gretchen Price loaded up with fall spiced coconut whipped cream! Raisins are mixed into this recipe for a more classic bread pudding feel. Pumpkin has a way of complimenting so many different additions, so get creative and make this one your own.
Source: Easy and Cheesy Garlic Bread
Get ready for your kitchen to smell incredible. This ridiculously Easy and Cheesy Garlic Bread by Julia Papanek takes about 15 minutes including bake time to make and the result is oh-my-gosh good. Enjoy it right away or toss it in the freezer to heat up for future nights when you’re craving something to go along with your soup, salad, pasta, or all on its own.
Source: Raw Vegan Cinnamon Apple Bread
A hearty, moist, and chewy Raw Vegan Cinnamon Apple Bread by Amanda Nicole Smith made from a base of oats, walnuts, flax seed, and prunes. You need this bread in your life; it’s so good words don’t even begin to describe the decadence. The warm flavors of cinnamon, oats, and walnuts perfectly match the sweetness of the honeycrisp apples and prunes. Pair that with ice cream and you have dessert fit for a king or queen!
Source: Spice and Herb Bread
This gluten-free Spice and Herb Bread by Robin Runner will be your new obsession. Made from almond meal and brown rice flour with flax and chia seeds added, it is packed with healthy fats. This bread is wonderful for breakfast, a snack, or as a companion to soups.
Source: Pumpkin Chocolate Zucchini Bread
An improvement on your ordinary, run-of-the-mill pumpkin bread! This Pumpkin Chocolate Zucchini Bread by Gabrielle St. Claire incorporates whole wheat flour and grated zucchini for added nutrients and moisture. Sprinkle in chocolate chips for the perfect amount of sweetness that makes this bread an indulgent breakfast or a delicious dessert.
Source: French Toast Bread
Does French Toast Bread even need an explanation? This recipe by Gabrielle St. Claire is effortless, doesn’t require vegan eggs, has minimal ingredients, low sugar in the bread itself, you can cut the sugar content by opting out of either topping, takes minimal time, and tastes like french toast through and through! If you’re craving modern vegan breakfast sweets, you have to try this french toast bread.
Source: Whole Wheat Beet Swirl Bread
This bread may appear ordinary on the outside, but when you slice into it you will see the beautiful, vibrant red swirl throughout! This Whole Wheat Beet Swirl Bread by Namita Tiwari uses beet root to add the pop of color. What a perfect and delicious way to fully utilize all of beet. Beautiful for sandwiches!
Source: Berry Banana Bread
This Berry Banana Bread by Sara Grandominico is soft, sweet, and is the perfect snack or breakfast. The berries give a great sweet, tart, brightness that you would not normally associate with banana bread. The texture is perfectly browned on the outside but so soft and gooey in the center. Plus, it’s made with just a few, healthy ingredients and is incredibly easy to make.
Source: Cinnamon Sugar Monkey Bread
This is the Cinnamon Sugar Monkey Bread by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez you will ever make, and everyone will thank you for it. You simply stir the dough together in a bowl, let it rise, place it in the skillet, let it rise again, then bake it in the oven. And the recipe is a sensory overload—the soft feel of the dough in your hands, the cinnamon-sugar aroma that transforms your house into a french bakery, and the crispy-tender texture which is truly magical: watch how quickly they disappear before your very eyes!
Source: Sweet Nectarine and Almond Bread
Grab some nectarines and bake this Sweet Nectarine and Almond Bread by Jessica Bose as soon as possible! The fruit’s sweetness only multiplies during the baking process which makes this bread great for breakfast and dessert. The almonds add the perfect bites of crunchiness amongst the fluffy, moist loaf.
For more seasonal goodness, learn about How to Cook With Pumpkins to Make Delicious Vegan Meals, from breakfast to dinner.
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