Sweet bread recipes

There’s nothing better than a slice of freshly baked bread, especially when it has chocolate, jam, cinnamon, honey or dried fruits throughout.

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Orange hot cross bun loaf

Easter baking

Orange hot cross bun loaf

A twist on the Easter tradition of hot cross buns, these orange and anise hot...

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Fig and seville marmalade breakfast buns

Sweet bread recipes

Fig and seville marmalade breakfast buns

Gill Meller shares with us the recipe for his signature breakfast buns that are filled...

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Saffron loaf

Sweet bread recipes

Saffron loaf

delicious. editor Karen Barnes’ stunning saffron loaf is buttercup yellow and makes a gorgeous weekend...

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Breakfast brioche

Sweet bread recipes

Breakfast brioche

Imagine the smell of fresh brioche cooking in your oven… But this isn’t any old...

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Chocolate babka

Brunch recipe ideas

Chocolate babka

A cross between bread and cake that’s swirled with cinnamon-spiced chocolate – after one delightful...

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Fruit tea loaf

Fruit tea loaf

This fruity bread recipe combines prunes, sultanas and currants with the delicate flavour of earl...

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Four-strand challah

Four-strand challah

This slightly sweetened, plaited loaf makes an impressive centre piece for a brunch or breakfast...

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Richard Bertinet’s chocolate and hazelnut sharing loaf

Sweet bread recipes

Richard Bertinet’s chocolate and hazelnut sharing loaf

This chocolate and hazelnut loaf, from renowned baker Richard Bertinet, is the perfect dessert for...

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Semlor buns

Semlor buns

Semlor buns are a traditional Swedish sweet recipe of a light yeast-risen bun filled with...

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Banana monkey bread

Sweet bread recipes

Banana monkey bread

Monkey bread is made by stacking small dough balls into a loaf tin and layering...

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Sticky chestnut buns

Chestnut recipes

Sticky chestnut buns

Debbie Major’s buns are a bit like chelsea buns, but a lot stickier – these...

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Cinnamon and raisin fruit loaf

Sweet bread recipes

Cinnamon and raisin fruit loaf

A fruity loaf recipe that makes a beautiful breakfast or afternoon treat. It can be...

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Cherry and pecan plait

Cherry and pecan plait

This plaited loaf has three strands instead of eight, so it’s simple to make but...

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Sunflower and honey rolls

Sunflower and honey rolls

Studded with sunflower seeds and sweetened with honey, these bread rolls smell – and taste...

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Cinnamon whirls

Cinnamon whirls

These fragrant Scandinavian cinnamon whirls, with the sweet smell and warm taste of cinnamon, are...

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Pan-charred cinnamon brioche

Sweet bread recipes

Pan-charred cinnamon brioche

A wonderful spin on regular toast, brioche lends itself brilliantly to a little bit of...

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