Not only are these recipes incredibly simple, but they're also the best way to make your home smell like a cozy, autumn haven. Try your hand at one of these breads and keep a loaf on hand as a yummy snack. The loaves also make great gifts for co-workers and friends, so don't be afraid to sample more than one of these tasty treats.
Soft and Moist Pumpkin Bread
We kind of have to start with a pumpkin-based recipe, right? Nothing makes it feel more like fall then the smell of cinnamon and pumpkin wafting through your kitchen. Little Sweet Baker has an easy-to-follow recipe for a pumpkin bread that's perfectly sweet and moist. Plus, it doesn't call for very many ingredients; you probably already have most of them in your kitchen! So why not give this one a try and taste the epitome of fall in every bite?
Whole Wheat Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread
This bread is great on several levels: it's a great breakfast idea, it's relatively healthy, and it's absolutely delicious. Savory Nothings posted a recipe that is easy to follow, and there are even a few variations you can quickly make to match your cravings. The entire recipe only takes fifteen minutes to follow, so you can whip one of these bad boys up in no time.
Chocolate Banana Bread
If you're an avid chocolate lover, then you will undoubtedly devour this cake and maybe even embarrassingly lick up the last few crumbs. Maria and Josh crafted a wonderful recipe for the dish over at their blog, Two Peas and Their Pod. Bursting with intense chocolately flavor and a hint of banana, this loaf is perfect for people who like their breads a little sweeter. Simply mix the ingredients together, top the batter with some chocolate chips, then pop it all in the oven. Kids and adults alike will beg for more, so it's a good thing the loaf only takes a little while to make.
Oatmeal Blueberry Bread Recipe
We've all heard about the health benefits of blueberries, so why not mix some into your breakfast bread? The berries are full of helpful antioxidants, and they make any breakfast a little sweeter. Super Healthy Kids can teach you to bake a bread that's yummy and relatively nutritional! Just mix the dry ingredients together, fold in some blueberries, bake, and voila! The perfect addition to any morning spread.
Chai Spiced Quick Bread
The idea of mixing this spicy tea into a soft, frosted bread is simply too tempting to pass up. Natalie at Feasting on Fruit has created a recipe that's incredibly easy to follow and vegan/gluten-free. Plus, she includes a helpful video to walk you through the entire baking process. Within an hour, you could be biting into a slice that's more spicy than sweet and that pairs perfectly with a cozy evening.
The Best Cranberry Orange Bread
During the autumn months, cranberries reach their peak season and everyone loves to bake with them. Cranberry sauce, cranberry bread, cranberry drinks, you name it, it's been made. Britni at Play Party Plan whipped up a bread that's full of cranberry flavor and that has a dash of citrus. Before you know it, you'll be excited to bake this treat every cranberry season. What are you waiting for? Get thee to a nearby grocery store and stock up on some cranberries, then give this recipe a shot!
What kinds of bread do you like to make at this time of year? Leave suggestions in the comments below or email recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org!