One Loaf Bread Small Batch Recipes

Sometimes you only want to bake one loaf of bread, especially if you are a small family or if you're trying out a new type of bread. Here are ten delicious yeast bread recipes that only make one loaf of bread.

  • 01 of 08
    Sliced white loaf of bread
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    This simple, beginner's white bread is a very versatile one loaf recipe. Fruits and nuts can easily be added to the dough to make delicious breakfast breads, and the dough can also be shaped into dinner rolls.

  • 02 of 08
    One-Loaf Whole Wheat Bread. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    Flavored with honey, this simple whole wheat bread is a great beginner's bread. Serve toasted at breakfast, make slices into a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at lunch,  and serve buttered at dinner. This bread is perfect for every meal.

  • 03 of 08
    Buckwheat Molasses Bread. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    When I first started baking breads, I didn't know how to use the buckwheat flour I had bought at a local country store. Through trial and error, I created this delicious buckwheat bread that is flavored with molasses.

  • 04 of 08
    One Loaf Oatmeal Bread. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    In the colder months, heavy breads are essential for keeping bellies warm and full. This easy oatmeal bread is great for breakfast on cold mornings and the slices make a fantastic french toast.

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  • 05 of 08
    Beer Bread Recipe. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    A delicious white bread flavored with beer, this is a perfect party and sandwich bread.

  • 06 of 08
    Sour Cream White Bread. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    Sour cream makes this single loaf bread moist. This bread is heavenly when eaten fresh out of the oven and it's a great sandwich bread.

  • 07 of 08
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    This famous New England bread is a great autumn and winter bread to serve at dinner. It's made with cornmeal and unbleached bread flour, and it's flavored with molasses.

  • 08 of 08
    Fresh Parsley Bread. Photo © Elizabeth Yetter

    Here's a great way to make use of the parsley you have growing in your garden or on your windowsill. Fresh parsley bread is great for picnics, sandwiches, and it's a perfect bread to serve with  chicken rice soup.