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Best Holiday Bread Recipes

Holidays and special occasions mean holiday bread recipes, lovingly prepared. Follow the links below for holiday breads as well as bread recipes for other special occasions.

Think Christmas, Passover, Easter, Thanksgiving, St. Patricks Day, and more.

If you do a lot of bread baking, you already know about the convenience of using a good bread machine or bread baker. Not all bread machines are equal, however. Many of us have experienced the frustration of "out-growing" a bread machine's limited features, or of discovering that our budget model broke down the day the warranty expired.

Bottom line: if you do a lot of baking, you need a good machine. The best I have come across is the Panasonic SD-YD250 Automatic Bread Maker.

There is another gadget that I'd also like to recommend. This is a good choice when you want attractively presented bread and butter.

With this RSVP Butter Slicer, you'll be serving your holiday bread recipes with the nice little butter pats that you normally see only in restaurants.

St. Patrick's Day Irish Soda Bread

Buttermilk Soda Bread Recipe

Whiskey Soda Bread

Scottish Oat Bread for Robbie Burns Day

Christmas Bread Recipes

Fruity Holiday Stollen Recpe

Saffron Bread Recipes: This bread is served in the UK for Christmas and other holidays.

Holiday Eggnog Loaf Recipe Rich and flavorful with orange and dried cranberries.

Christmas Tree Bread

Bohemian Christmas Bread

German Stollen or Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen Quick Bread

Passover Breads

Easter Bread Recipes

Fruited Bread Recpe for Easter

Bread Machine Hot Cross Buns with Orange Flavoring Recipe

Sandwich Rolls for your Memorial Day Cookout

Pumpkin Bread Recipes for Fall, Thanksgiving and Hallowe'en

Mexican Bread of the Dead Recipe

Halloween Pizza

Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Recipe

Thanksgiving Cranberry Bread Recipe

Cranberry Cornbread Recipe Great for the holiday season or year round.

Valentine's Day Red and Black Scones

Valentine's Day Chocolate Croissants

Mom's Big Book of Baking: 200 Simple, Foolproof Recipes for Delicious Family Treats to Get You Through Every Birthday Party, Class Picnic, Potluck, Bake Sale, Holiday, and Non-School Day.

Wilton Cake Pans, Other Cake Pans, Novelty Bakeware Items