Moist and Delicious Yeast Breads Without Eggs

Egg-Free Recipes

Pumpkin Yeast Bread

Diana Rattray

You can bake bread without using eggs and still have a moist, delicious loaf to serve your family. You might be avoiding eggs due to a food allergy or sensitivity, or because you are adopting a vegan diet. While many of these recipes use dairy ingredients, they could be adapted to eliminate those as well. For example, substituting margarine for butter or soy milk for dairy milk. Here are fabulous yeast bread recipes that are egg-free.

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    Easy White Bread

    Basic White Bread Recipe

     The Spruce

    This easy, beginner's bread recipe makes one loaf of delicious white bread. It shows that many simple bread recipes don't use eggs. It uses milk and butter, but you could substitute non-dairy margarine and a milk alternative such as soy milk or almond milk.

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    Whole Wheat Bread

    Slices of whole wheat bread

    Marc Grimberg / The Image Bank / Getty Images

    Made with wheat flour and sweetened with honey, this is a simple, delicious whole wheat bread that the entire family will enjoy. As with white bread, you don't need eggs to make a basic loaf of whole wheat bread.

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    Swedish Limpa Batter Bread

    Swedish Limpa bread

    erik forsberg / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

    This Swedish limpa orange rye batter bread is a great solution when you don't feel like kneading bread dough, but still want the delicious taste of homemade yeast bread. The batter is stirred down instead of kneaded. It's a great bread to enjoy for breakfast or the holidays as it is flavored with orange peel, fennel, caraway, and anise.

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    Anadama Bread

    Anadama bread

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    A delicious bread with a fun history to its making, anadama bread requires no eggs. It is made with cornmeal, molasses, and bread flour. One legend is that a fisherman baked it with whatever he could find in his pantry when his wife, Anna, wasn't home.

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    Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

    Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

    The Spruce Eats / Pete Scherer 

    A fun recipe for any baker, pull-apart garlic bread is terrific party food. It works for any occasion, even a family dinner, though you'll need to plan ahead. The recipe begins by making a sponge, which is later incorporated into the dough that's shaped into small balls. Toss them in garlic butter and bake, and you'll have a plate of deliciously tender dinner rolls.

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    Honey Wheat Bread

    Honey Wheat Bread

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    Honey adds moisture and sweetness to bread, and this honey wheat bread perfectly displays its usefulness. The two-loaf recipe uses a combination of all-purpose and whole wheat flours, warm milk, and melted butter to create a tender loaf that's perfect for sandwiches.

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    Orange Sunshine Bread

    Orange Bread

    Rise and shine and enjoy a loaf of this egg-free orange breakfast bread. It is flavored with orange juice and zest to make a great breakfast or snacking bread. This bread also tastes great toasted and served with marmalade.

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    Chocolate Cherry Yeast Bread

    Cherry Chocolate Yeast Bread

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    You can make chocolate and cherry yeast bread without the eggs. This simple, one loaf bread recipe makes a yummy bread with fresh cherries and chocolate chips. Enjoy it warm or toasted.

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    Herb and Garlic Bread

    Herb and garlic bread

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    This herb and garlic bread will be welcome on your dinner table, especially when you are serving pasta or chicken. But give it a try for grilled cheese sandwiches for a surprise delight.

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    Pumpkin Yeast Bread

    homemade pumpkin yeast bread from a bread machine

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Make this pumpkin yeast bread in your bread machine. This recipe leaves out the pumpkin spices, so it is a savory loaf that pairs wonderfully with chili, stew, or soup, or even ham dinners. Use canned pumpkin or your own homemade pumpkin puree and you will boost the vitamin content as compared with typical white or wheat bread. Plus, it has a lovely color and moist texture. If you miss the pumpkin spices, you can certainly include them and enjoy this as a breakfast bread.

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    Cranberry Walnut Yeast Bread

    cranberry walnut bread

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Enjoy two superfoods in this cranberry walnut yeast bread. It's perfect for making chicken or ​turkey sandwiches in addition to toasting it and slathering it with butter for breakfast.

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    Whole Wheat Raisin Bread

    Homemade Raisin Bread

    David Murray and Jules Selmes / Getty Images

    A favorite raisin bread, this whole wheat recipe calls for molasses and whole wheat flour. The recipe makes two loaves of bread. Enjoy it fresh out of the oven or toast it and serve it with butter.