17 Best Breakfast Bread Recipes

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Bread is a classic breakfast choice. Whether you are looking for something sweet to eat with your morning coffee or something savory and filling, these 17 Breakfast Bread Recipes are sure to delight.

Bread can be made for any meal and leftovers make a great breakfast when reheated. You can also freeze leftover bread and reheat it in the oven when you are ready.

You can serve breakfast breads as a main course or a side dish at any breakfast or brunch. These 17 Best Breakfast Breads are great no matter what event and what season it is.


17 Best Breakfast Bread Recipes

Enjoy exploring and sharing these 17 Great Breakfast Bread Ideas. From fruity to nutty, and from mildly sweet to super sweet these 17 recipes have something for everyone.

1. Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Bread

Apple Cinnamon Bread is a classic breakfast bread. It tastes great by itself or with butter and jam. Leftover Apple Cinnamon Bread makes a great French Toast as well.

If you are headed to a party and you like nuts but are unsure of guest allergies, you can make two loaves: one loaf with nuts and one loaf without nuts. Also, try this bread with raisins or cranberries.

Cinnamon Apple Bread

2. Pumpkin Breakfast Bread

Pumpkin Bread is a classic Autumn favorite for breakfast bread. You can go with plain pumpkin bread or toss in some cranberries or pecans.

If you are headed to a party, you can make all three of the recipes below and have your friends vote on their favorite. Leftover Pumpkin Bread makes a great French Toast or Bread Pudding.

Pumpkin Bread

3. Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Bread

Lemon Blueberry Bread is a delicious Spring and Summer bread. While it tastes best when made with fresh seasonal berries, you can also use frozen berries at other times of the year.

To make this bread extra special add some fresh edible lavender which goes great with lemon and blueberries.

Lemon Blueberry Bread

4. Berry Breakfast Bread

Berry Breakfast Breads can be made with any berry. You can make this bread with raspberries, blackberries, marionberries, loganberries, tayberries, strawberries, or a mix of berries.

If you are headed to a party and want to bring more than one, consider using different berries for each loaf of bread. Use any leftovers of this bread to make a delicious berry bread pudding.

Raspberry Bread

5. Peach Breakfast Bread

Fans of Southern Peaches will love Peach Bread. Add some chopped pecans or candied ginger for some extra delicious bread. You can use fresh, canned, or frozen peaches for this bread.

You can also substitute plums, pluots, or nectarines if you prefer those stone fruits. This delicious bread makes great leftovers and can be used for scrumptious bread pudding.

Peach Bread

6. Cranberry Breakfast Bread

Cranberries are an Autumn favorite that go great in citrusy bread. Cranberry Orange Bread and Cranberry Lemon Bread are great additions to your recipe collection.

If you like you can also add some chopped pecans or a lemon or orange cream glaze. Candied ginger is another great addition to this delicious bread.

Cranberry Orange Bread

7. Peanut Butter Breakfast Bread

Fans of Peanut Butter and Jelly will love Peanut Butter Bread. Serve with a favorite jam or jelly or a selection for guests if you are having a party.

You can substitute any nut butter or use sunflower or pumpkin seed butter as well. This bread will also taste great with fresh berries in it.

Peanut Butter Bread

8. Hummingbird Bread

This delicious bread hails from the Caribbean. This moist banana bread is filled with delicious bananas, pineapple, coconut, and more. For breakfast, serve with yogurt and fresh fruit.

Leftovers can be frozen for up to 3 months or made into a delightful tropical bread pudding. This bread can also be served as a dessert with coconut ice cream.

Hummingbird Bread

9. Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is a classic breakfast bread. You can make a whole loaf or turn it into mini loaves or muffins. Serve with jam or lemon curd and fresh fruit for breakfast.

If you are looking for a way to spice up this favorite, consider adding some chopped candied orange or lemon peel or some chopped candied ginger.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

10. Oatmeal Breakfast Bread

Oatmeal bread is another classic and delicious breakfast bread. You can go with a simple Honey Oatmeal Bread and serve it with butter and jam.

If you are looking for something a little fancier to take to a brunch party, try the Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Bread or the Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread.

Honey Oatmeal Bread

11. Cinnamon Coffee Cake Breakfast Bread

Coffee cake can be easily turned into breakfast bread. Make sure you have at least two bread pans for this or plan to cut the recipe in half.

Coffee Cake Bread goes great with your morning coffee, some fresh fruit and yogurt, or jam. Leftovers make a delicious bread pudding as well.

Cinnamon Coffee Cake Bread

12. Pecan Breakfast Bread

Pecan bread is another great bread for breakfast. Either of the recipes below make for a great breakfast of bread with butter and jam.

They are also great leftovers. You can eat them all week or turn them into French toast or bread pudding. You can add candied ginger, fresh peaches, or candied pecans.

Pecan Bread

13. Date Breakfast Bread

Date and Nut Breads are great for breakfast. The nuts give the bread added protein and the dates make it sweet without too much added sugar.

Serve this bread with any jam, homemade or fresh. Like so many other breakfast breads the leftovers make a delicious bread pudding which can be eaten for breakfast or dessert.

Date Nut Bread

14. Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is a traditional Irish breakfast bread. It tastes best served warm with butter and jam. You can make your own jam at home with seasonal fruits or buy some from a store or farmer’s market.

Irish Soda Bread also tastes great as a side for eggs, bacon, sausage, and potatoes. If you are hosting a brunch party, having all of these available makes for a great meal.

Irish Soda Bread

15. Cheese Breakfast Bread

Cheese Bread is a great savory breakfast bread. You can make a simple cheese bread that is great by itself, with butter, or as the base for avocado toast or an egg sandwich.

You can also turn your cheese bread into a full meal by mixing in cooked eggs and bacon before baking. If you like spicy things, you can add some chopped jalapenos.

Buttermilk Cheese Bread

16. Breakfast Cornbread

Cornbread is a popular southern bread that can be eaten with any meal. You can make a plain cornbread that is a more savory option. These taste great with butter and jam.

Plain Cornbread is also great for breakfast sandwiches. You can also make a sweeter version which also goes great with butter and jam.


17. Jalapeno Cheddar Breakfast Cornbread

Savory Breakfast Cornbread can be made in many ways. The most common is Jalapeno and Cheddar Cornbread. You can make this cheesy cornbread into a breakfast style by adding bacon or sausage and eggs.

However, you can also use the plain cornbread recipe from above, substitute buttermilk for milk and add Mexican blend cheese, diced mild green chiles, and fresh corn kernels.

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Wrap Up

There you have it, 17 delicious breakfast breads. Try something new or add a new addition to an old favorite. Most of these breads taste great with homemade or purchased jams.

Have fun surprising your friends and family with your awesome bread making skills. Share these recipes if you enjoy them and make them a family tradition. Happy baking and happy eating!

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