Bread, Roll & Pastry Recipes

Learning how to make bread and pastries from scratch is so satisfying for any home baker. We’ve got the tips and recipes you need.

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Pear Bread

7 reviews

My friends and family thoroughly enjoy this old-fashioned bread. The mellow flavor of pears is a refreshing change of pace from more traditional apples.

Spiced Pear Zucchini Bread

1 review

Gwynne Fleener of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho puts a subtle spin on traditional zucchini bread by adding chopped fresh pears. "The...


Autumn Pear Bread

15 reviews

Pears give these little loaves delicious flavor and help keep them nice and moist. They make lovely gifts to share,...


Pecan Pear Muffins

21 reviews

These muffins are delicious! Chock-full of pears, pecans and down-home goodness, the moist sweet treats are terrific with a glass...


Fresh Pear Bread

66 reviews

When our tree branches are loaded with ripe and juicy fruit, I treat my family and friends to lots of...

Ginger-Pear Coffee Cake

3 reviews

Chock-full of diced pears, raisins, walnuts and spices, this coffee cake ring from our Test Kitchen is a real taste...


Apple Pear Coffee Cake

20 reviews

A friend gave me this apple pear coffee cake recipe to make for a breakfast I was hosting. The pan...

Walnut Pear Coffee Cake

10 reviews

This moist coffee cake goes great with a cup of coffee at breakfast but also makes a delicious snack or...


Spiced Pear Bread

22 reviews

My mom and I put up our own pears, so I always have plenty on hand when I want to...


Orange-Pear Muffins

2 reviews

These muffins feature pears, which are a great source of vitamin C, and seasonal spices such as cinnamon and allspice....


Cranberry-Pear Coffee Cake

4 reviews

This is my favorite cake to make for last-minute occasions. I also make it to give to friends because it...

Pear and Poppy Seed Loaf

Hands down, this slightly sweet loaf is my husband and children's favorite. Instead of butter, I top slices with plain...


Pear-Nut Biscuits

3 reviews

Pears bring a mild sweetness to these tender biscuits, while chopped pecans lend a little crunch. These are great for...


Pear-Berry Breakfast Tarts

2 reviews

When my kids were small, I could never get pancakes on the table while they were all still hot. Then...


Ginger Pear Muffins

20 reviews

This wonderful recipe has been in my files for years. The chunks of fresh pear make each bite moist and...


Ginger Pear Bread

6 reviews

A great way to use up extra pears, this bread is packed with juicy chunks of them, along with ginger,...

Pear Coffee Cake

1 review

I first tasted a moist, delicious pear coffee cake at a bake sale. At Christmas, I bake it instead of...


Ginger-Almond Pear Bread

We inherited a bountiful pear tree when we moved to our property years ago. The fresh-picked fruit is especially luscious...


Pear Zucchini Bread

7 reviews

Pretty pear pieces peek out of every slice of this moist bread recommended by Pat Habiger or Spearville, Kansas.


Winter Fruit Coffee Cake

People will says this homey cake creates a flashback to their grandmother's kitchen. Filled with apples, pears and raisins, this...


Pecan Pear Bread

3 reviews

"We have almost 50 fruit trees on our country property, including five pear trees," notes Margaret Slocum of Ridgefield, Washington....


Pancetta, Pear & Pecan Puffs

2 reviews

I was recently at a wedding reception where the menu was all small bites. Here’s my rendition of the pear...


Spiced Pear Muffins

4 reviews

I got this outstanding recipe from the custodian at our church, who fixes these moist, fruity muffins and shares them...


Cinnamon-Swirl Pear Bread

4 reviews

Pears add moisture to this delightful bread. I've been making it for over 20 years, and it's become a favorite...

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Pear Fritters

1 review

"My husband and I enjoy these fritters with morning coffee," writes Kelly Cox, Fayetteville, North Carolina.


Almond Pear Muffins

1 review

I always bake muffins on the weekends and freeze them for breakfasts or snacks during the week. I take a...