No-Milk Yeast Bread Recipes

Potato Bread Recipe

 The Spruce

Out of milk? There's no need to make an extra trip to the grocery store. Here are eight delicious bread recipes that require no milk. Some of the recipes are completely dairy-free, meaning they contain no butter, buttermilk or sour cream.

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    Anadama Bread Recipe


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    A native bread from New England, anadama bread is made with water, cornmeal, bread flour, and other common ingredients. The dough is darkened with 1/4 cup of molasses, which gives this bread its special flavor.

  • 02 of 08

    French Bread Recipe

    Easy french bread recipe

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    French bread traditionally does not have milk added to it. This is a fantastic dinner bread to make for the family and for get-togethers.

  • 03 of 08

    Italian Bread Recipe

    Traditional Italian bread

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    This popular bread is perfect for all occasions and dinner events. The recipe makes 2 loaves of Italian bread and the bread can be halved, fitted into bags, and frozen for later use.

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    Braided Sabbath Bread Recipe

    3-Egg Challah Bread

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    Challah, or Sabbath bread, is a delicious and beautiful white bread that is made with no milk. This is a perfect dinner bread for when you have company.

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    Easy Potato Bread Recipe

    Potato Bread Recipe

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    Potato bread is such a belly-warming hearty bread that is easily made without milk. This recipe does call for butter, but you can replace the butter with shortening to avoid butter products.

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    Orange Sage Bread Recipe

    A Loaf of Bread with Fresh Sage
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    Orange juice replaces milk in this recipe and it is gently spiced with ground sage. This is the perfect bread to eat on a sunny afternoon.

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    Herb and Garlic Bread Recipe

    Herb and Garlic Bread
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    An herb pack flavors this pasta dinner bread. This recipe makes one small, round loaf of bread—perfect for a dinner for two.

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    Amish Potato Bread Recipe

    Close-Up Of Peeled Potato On Table
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    An all-time favorite bread, the boiling water leftover from cooking the potatoes is used in place of milk. This is great with a pat of butter or for sandwiches.