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Comfort Food Bread Recipes

Prepare these homemade comfort food bread recipes for your family, including pizza dough, garlic bread, cinnamon rolls, coffee cake, rolls, Irish soda bread, loaves, corn muffins, crescent rolls, soft pretzels and more.

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Although my coffee cake makes a large pan, it never lasts very long! It's great for a Sunday brunch after church and nice to bring to family reunions, too.

Rhubarb Pecan Muffins

Rhubarb Pecan Muffins

Rhubarb Pecan Muffins

I usually make these for breakfast and as a coffee-time snack. I also like using my rhubarb for pies and sauces. My husband and I—we have five children and eight grandchildren—are retired after 50 years of farming. We live simply, relying on our garden. I must be working...we're in our 70's

Chocolate Cinnamon Doughnuts

Chocolate Cinnamon Doughnuts

Chocolate Cinnamon Doughnuts

These doughnuts are a favorite of our three grown children. Make them up at night—next morning, it's quick and easy to roll them out and fry them when everyone else's getting ready for the day. Although he works for the electric company, at heart my husband's a farmer...so we give a lot of produce away!
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Cherry Nut Breakfast Rolls

Cherry Nut Breakfast Rolls

Cherry Nut Breakfast Rolls

Your family will be so excited to wake up to these delicious rolls. I love making them for the holidays.—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

Bread Birds

Bread Birds

Bread Birds

These dinner rolls are made special by innkeeper Iris Karl for honeymooners or couples celebrating anniversaries. Iris uses currants for the eyes and a slivered almond for the beak.

Corn Bread

Corn Bread

Corn Bread

I've tried many recipes for corn bread. But my family and friends agree my version is one of the best they've tasted. It turns our moist and delicious every time.

Orange Tea Muffins

Orange Tea Muffins

Orange Tea Muffins

Because they're so rich, I usually make these muffins for special occasions—brunches and breakfasts mainly. They're good at all hours, though, as a snack with tea or coffee. My husband and I plus our 14-year-old son live in a suburban area. Luckily, our property backs up against a farm. Last year, we were excited to see deer in the yard—two adults and four babies. I learned my way around the kitchen by trial and error. So having a recipe featured in Country Woman is a real treat—when we were married 18 years ago, my husband knew more about cooking than I did!

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

This coffee cake is a sure hit. I used to prepare it for special occasions only. But now I try to bake it whenever I know overnight company is coming. It's always appreciated at breakfast the following morning.

Savory Cheddar Bread

Savory Cheddar Bread

Savory Cheddar Bread

I often serve this cheddar bread along with bowls of steaming homemade soup. It helps warm my cattle-raiser husband and our two sons on chilly evenings up here in Canada. Baking for family and neighbors keeps me busy. Just yesterday, when he was here to check the herd, our veterinarian paid me quite a compliment. I served him some cinnamon buns I'd made-and, after tasting them, he said I should open my own coffee shop!

Lemon Streusel Cake

Lemon Streusel Cake

Lemon Streusel Cake

Whenever friends compliment me on my zesty cake, I say, "Thanks Mom!" Her recipe for Lemon Streusel Cake was among dozens I took with me when I turned 21 and left home. When I was growing up, we had five kinds of fruit trees plus a big garden in our yard. Many times during the summer, I'd be so full from snacking on the "crops" that I'd have trouble finishing supper! Today, I'm a nurse in a large hospital—but my husband and I look forward someday to living in the country.
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