Bread and Pastry

A warm, aromatic basket of fresh bread and pastries makes any breakfast or brunch a special event. Find recipes for morning breads of every kind, from sweet breads to pastries, biscuits to popovers, and plan a breakfast or brunch around them.

Morning Glory Muffins

Better Homes and Gardens

Muffins studded with carrots, apples, raisins, and pineapple make for a healthy breakfast.

Sugar-Cinnamon Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

The cinnamon swirl in the center of each slice makes this bread recipe special enough to serve to company.

Apricot, Pecan, and White Chocolate Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

The unexpected flavor of white chocolate combined with dried apricots and pecans will make this recipe a family favorite for brunch.

Cinnamon-Cider Doughnut Holes

Better Homes and Gardens


Better Homes and Gardens

Wrap crescent rolls around cheese, bacon, and a hard-cooked egg half for a quick breakfast of lunch.

Croatian Nut Pita with Wine

Better Homes and Gardens

A walnut filling goes inside a homemade pastry made with wine for this dessert.

Potimarron Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

For this recipe, bake potimarron or butternut squash as a vegetable base for bread, then serve with homemade squash butter.

Deep-Dish Pastry Shell

Better Homes and Gardens

A springform pan is the secret to this seriously deep crust. Stuff it with your favorite fruit filling.


Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these sweet and crumbly scones for breakfast or use them instead of shortcake and top with sweetened strawberries and whipped cream.

Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Cheese Puffs

Midwest Living

Try this clever variation on a classic cream puff, which features the ever popular chocolate-hazelnut spread Nutella, at your next dinner or holiday party for a sure crowd-pleaser.


Better Homes and Gardens

Like their close cousin, Yorkshire pudding, puffy crisp popovers, with moist tender centers, are tasty complements to serve with roast beef, lamb, and pork.

Cheese and Apple Loaves

Better Homes and Gardens

To give as gifts, bake loaves in glazed baking pots or use foil loaf pans. Wrap loaves in plastic wrap, tie with twine, and include in a basket or small crate with fresh fruit.

Sour Cream Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Gooey-good sweetened cream cheese fills this rich and wonderful yeast bread.

Gingerbread Loaves

Better Homes and Gardens

These mini quick breads are loaded with fall's favorite flavors.

Pepper Cheese Biscuits

Better Homes and Gardens

If you prefer your biscuits without peppery heat, choose plain Monterey Jack cheese--it has no jalapenos.

Down-Home Biscuit Sandwiches

Family Circle

No sausage or bacon is required to make this southern breakfast sandwich a hit! Try sweet potato biscuits as the base if you can find (or make) them.

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