Yeast Breads

Oats and Honey Whole Wheat Bread

April 30, 2014
Oats and Honey Whole Wheat Bread - say goodbye to boring whole wheat bread! This version is light and tender, slightly sweet, and packed with flavor. | brighteyedbaker.com

If you’re a regular reader, you’ve probably caught on to the fact that I’m a huge bread/carb lover. Whenever I start to feel guilty about that, I pull out the whole wheat flour and try to make something bready but still on the healthy side, and it always makes me super happy when I’m able […]

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10 Pound Cherry Challenge: Cherry Cinnamon Sugar Sweet Rolls

August 7, 2013
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Sweet rolls are like bread bliss. I don’t care whether they’re laden with cinnamon sugar, mixed with sweet potato, or riddled with juicy cranberries and dark chocolate – give me any sort of soft, pillowy sweet roll and I’ll be content. So really, these cherry sweet rolls just had to happen. Shame on me if I […]

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Confession #127: Cheese and Jalapeño Stuffed Pretzel Rolls

June 25, 2013
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Quick Note: If you use Google Reader to follow along this blog or any others by RSS, you’ve probably heard that it will be shutting down on July 1st. I would hate to not have you around anymore, so please be sure to choose a new RSS reader and keep following along with Confessions of a […]

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Confession #117: I Could Live on Bread… Soft Dinner Rolls

March 26, 2013
White and Whole Wheat Soft Dinner Rolls from Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker

Let’s talk about bread. Savory, sweet, in loaf form or in roll form, yeasted or not, I honestly LOVE IT ALL. If every meal for the rest of my life involved a variation of bread, well… I could think of worse things. ;) In fact, sometimes I don’t think life can’t get much better than […]

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Confession #114: I CRAVE Soft Pretzels… Pretzel Rolls

March 8, 2013
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 I’ve talked about my love for soft pretzels before. I also said I don’t like salt on my pretzels – nix that. Homemade Pretzels Rolls sprinkled with sea salt are where it’s at. I’ve never been much of a fast-food girl, but soft pretzels are about as close as I get. You know the kind – […]

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Confession #112: I love a Good Challenge… Dutch Crunch Rolls aka Tiger Bread

February 26, 2013
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Usually, I decide to bake something just because it sounds good to me at the moment. If you know me well enough, you’ll know that anything with chocolate typically falls in that category. Plus, there’s the constant stream of other random ingredient combinations I come up with that I convince myself are going to be […]

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Confession #104: I’m Defenseless to Great Bread… Poppy Seed Loaves

January 21, 2013
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In the face of a nice, thick slab of warm homemade bread, I melt like butter. If you’ve ever taken a freshly baked loaf of bread, cut off a hearty slice, spread a little butter on it to ooze and melt, and sunk you’re teeth down into that first, mouthwatering bite, you know what I […]

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Confession #102: I’m a Beach Girl… Tropical Breakfast Bread

January 10, 2013
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You know the whole “beach or mountains” question? I say beach allllll the way. I would much rather be out in the sun, sand beneath my toes, hearing waves crashing and seagulls squawking, than be up in the mountains, either freezing my butt off or dressed in “active” gear, setting out to go on a […]

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Confession #99: I’m a Sucker for Christmas… Cinnamon Sugar Candy Cane Twists

December 19, 2012
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Raise your hand if you love Christmas! My hand is totally up and waving, because Christmas is definitely my favorite time of the year. I love how the chill outside makes the warmth indoors seem so cozy and bright, and how the glow of Christmas lights inside our home makes every morning and night feel special. I […]

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Confession #97: Food is ALWAYS on my mind…Challah

December 9, 2012
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I swear I’m not eating 24/7, but it’s kind of crazy how often I have food on my mind. I wake up and can’t wait to eat breakfast. Mmmm, I love breakfast. During the day, I spend dull moments scrolling through the drool-worthy pages on Foodgawker and planning to make everything I see (which is definitely impossible). […]

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