Bread Machine Honey Buttermilk Bread

Honey Buttermilk Bread

The Spruce

Ratings (99)
  • Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 1 loaf (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
207 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps to Make It

To Make a Loaf

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.

Use the dough cycle and shape the bread into a loaf.

Place it on a greased baking sheet or in a loaf pan and brush with an egg wash made with 1 large egg white and 2 teaspoons of water. If desired, sprinkle the loaf with sesame seeds. 

Bake at 375 F for about 30 minutes, or until the bread sounds hollow when tapped lightly on the bottom.

To Make Rolls

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.

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.

You can use an egg wash and sprinkle with seeds of your choice; poppy, sesame, or caraway.

Bake at 375 F until lightly browned.