10 Easy No-Yeast Bread Recipes to Make at Home
As life gets more hectic, many are turning to the age-old tradition of making homemade bread to satisfy both the need for good carbs and the need for a relaxing activity that can calm the nerves.
But let’s face it. Sometimes, yeast is difficult to find. Either you’re going through a global pandemic with limited resources or you simply don’t have time to go to the grocery store to grab this ingredient.
Enter no-yeast bread recipes. Not only do these recipes require just a few ingredients, but they can also be made without a souped-up bread machine to get the job done. So, grab some flour, and start baking!
Banana bread is perhaps the queen of no-yeast bread. Just mix together some all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, eggs, sugar and very ripe bananas, and you’re pretty much good to go.
This banana bread recipe from Food Network includes a splash of vanilla extract, which we love.
Have you ever had the breadsticks from Pizza Hut that are so good that it’s impossible to eat just one?
This no-yeast breadstick recipe from I Am Homesteader can be modified to make just that as well as cheesy breadsticks, cinnamon and sugar breadsticks, and even pizza crust.
Puri (or Poori) bread is a fried Indian flatbread that probably uses the least ingredients of all the breads on this list.
This recipe from The Spruce Eats uses just flour, salt, water and vegetable oil to make the tasty treat.
Another sweet bread, this monkey bread recipe from Sugar Spun Run uses no-yeast biscuit dough as the base before adding the sugary, cinnamon glaze that makes it the melt-in-your-mouth breakfast or dessert that you’ll want to make again and again.
This rustic bread recipe from Fuss Free Flavours is a white bread that’s similar to the consistency of Irish soda bread — but better. It’s what the author describes as an “emergency bread” because it uses four simple ingredients: flour, salt, baking powder and milk.
After a quick knead of the dough, form it into a flat disc shape to ensure it bakes evenly. Pop it in the oven for about 35 minutes, and you’re in business with a delicious golden-brown loaf of bread.
Note: This bread can be made vegan by replacing the milk with water or vegetable oil.
The second that the fall season starts, pumpkin everything is in order, but you can make pumpkin bread all-year long with canned pumpkin puree. This recipe from Jo Cooks includes sour cream, pumpkin spice and cinnamon for a nice combo of tangy and sweet.
But the author also suggests adding nuts, chocolate or even dried fruits.
Here’s another no-yeast bread that is basically just flour, baking powder, salt and water topped with whatever cheese or herbs you have in your fridge.
This focaccia recipe from Allrecipes calls for dried basil and parmesan cheese.
This dinner roll recipe from Give Recipe is something every dinner host should have in their breadmaking arsenal.
A simple five ingredients, including plain yogurt, baking powder, flour, salt and oil, are all you need to whip these up.
This recipe from Allrecipes is zucchini bread just like your mom makes it. Yes, it includes vegetables but in the same way carrot cake includes carrots.
You definitely will want seconds of this delicious sweet bread that can be eaten morning, noon and night.
For those gluten-free bread lovers, this keto bread recipe from KetoConnect uses almond flour to create a low-carb loaf of bread that you won’t feel guilty about eating.