There is something about an afternoon coffee or tea break that just begs for a little indulgence. That break is the perfect chance to nibble on a sweet treat, but your dessert does not have to be full of refined sugar, unhealthy oils, and synthetic ingredients. Here are some awesome sweet bread recipes to try that are perfect for teatime.

1. Whole Wheat Peanut Butter and Jelly Bread

This recipe mashes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a cinnamon roll. This is perfect to have with a cup of Joe in the afternoon.

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Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

2. Vegan Banana and Blueberry Brunch Bread

Vegan banana bread on its own is already delicious enough, but when you add blueberries to this recipe, the bread becomes even more tasty.

Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

3. Walnut, Squash, and Apple Bread

This bread will be perfect to serve alongside some tea in the Fall weather months. Use squash or pumpkin puree and walnuts, apples and cinnamon.

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Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

4. Gluten-Free Coconut Lime Loaf

This delicious bread is made with unsweetened applesauce, unsweetened almond milk, and flaxseed meal, and it includes a frosting made from lime juice, unrefined icing sugar, and desiccated coconut. Yum!

Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

5. Strawberry-Mango Loaf

Put fresh strawberry and mango into this loaf while you can still savor the in-season sweetness of the fruit.

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Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

6. Cocoa Chai Hot Cross Buns

These hot cross buns are perfect to serve with tea, coffee or hot chocolate. Among the ingredients, you won’t need soy milk, cinnamon, active yeast, and applesauce.

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Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

7. Strawberry Loaf

This strawberry loaf contains just a few ingredients: flour, sugar, baking soda, pureed strawberries, canola oil, lemon juice, vanilla extract and salt.

Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

8. Blueberry Cornbread

Yes, even cornbread can be vegan! Try this recipe; you might not believe it contains zero animal-derived ingredients.

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Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

9. Pumpkin and Maple Spice Quickbread

Pumpkin puree tastes great when baked into muffins and breads. Try this recipe, which calls for whole wheat pastry flour and egg replacer.

Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

10. Vegan Pineapple and Strawberry Bread/Cake

You can make this sweet bread even more indulgent by adding soft whipped sweetened coconut cream on top. All you need for the tasty icing is coconut milk and icing sugar.

Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time

11. Baked Blueberry Donuts

This blueberry donut recipe comes with a blueberry glaze, for which you’ll need frozen blueberries, vegan confectioner’s sugar, vanilla extract, fresh lemon juice and vanilla almond milk. Plus, you can shape them into adorable little hearts and give them to someone you love. They’re perfect for breakfast in bed!

Sweet Breads That Are Perfect for Tea Time
Lead image source: Cocoa Chai Hot Cross Buns