Bread Machine Honey Buttermilk Bread

Honey buttermilk bread

The Spruce


  • 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 1 loaf (4 servings)
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This honey buttermilk bread is an excellent bread machine loaf. Just add all of the ingredients to the machine and press the start button.

To make rolls or bake the bread conventionally, use the dough cycle, shape rolls or loaf, and then bake in the oven. Use an egg wash for a shiny surface.

Honey and buttermilk give this yeast bread great flavor and texture.

What You'll Need

  • 2 teaspoons yeast
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk (well shaken)
  • 3 teaspoons butter (softened)
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup water

How to Make It

  1. Put all ingredients in bread machine, in the order suggested by bread machine manufacturer. Choose basic or white bread and light or medium crust setting.
  2. For Rolls: Use the dough cycle, then knead again, adding some flour if the dough is sticky. Shape into rolls and allow to rise until doubled in bulk.
  3. Bake at 375 F until lightly browned.
  4. You can use an egg wash and sprinkle with seeds of your choice; poppy, sesame, or caraway.


    1. Use the dough cycle and shape the bread into a loaf. Place it on a greased baking sheet or in a loaf pan.
    2. Brush with an egg wash made with 1 large egg white and 2 teaspoons of water. If desired, sprinkle the loaf with sesame seeds.
    3. Bake at 375 F for about 30 minutes, or until the bread sounds hollow when tapped lightly on the bottom.


    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 207
    Total Fat 8 g
    Saturated Fat 3 g
    Unsaturated Fat 3 g
    Cholesterol 13 mg
    Sodium 1,276 mg
    Carbohydrates 32 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Protein 4 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)