9 best loaf recipes

A loaf cake is no-fuss and great for schlepping to parties or giving as gifts. Sink your teeth into these sweet recipes.

By Today's Parent
9 best loaf recipes

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Bake-Ahead French Toast Loaf

OK, so you’re buying this loaf but it still counts, because after being soaked with a sweet eggy mixture, you pop it in the oven for an easy addition to brunch. Get the recipe: Bake-Ahead French Toast Loaf

tray of bread with nuts and berriesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Rhubarb-Walnut Sweet Tea Bread

A simple, not-too-sweet loaf with the prettiest glaze to finish. Get the recipe: Rhubarb-Walnut Sweet Tea Bread

glazed rhubarb loaf sliced on a platePhoto: Roberto Caruso


Maple Walnut Mini Applesauce Cakes

These healthy little cakes are packed with maple syrup, applesauce and walnuts. Get the recipe: Maple Walnut Mini Applesauce Cakes

Small chocolate loaf with walnutsPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Cinnamon Scroll Loaf

This sweet bread, laced with brown sugar and cinnamon, is a luxurious weekend treat. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Cinnamon Scroll Loaf

Sliced cinnamon bread

Pear and Cornmeal Loaf

A loaf is really muffins in the guise of a cake. This one is a moist cornbread studded with pieces of juicy pear. Serve it with some Greek yogurt and fresh fruit for a perfect beginning to the day. Get the recipe: Pear and Cornmeal Loaf

Cutting board with delicious pear and cornmeal loafPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Chocolate Beetberry Bread with Chocolate Yogurt Topping

Your kids won’t be able to refuse beets when you present them with this oh-so-good chocolate loaf. Get the recipe: Chocolate Beetberry Bread with Chocolate Yogurt Topping

Chocolate loaf with Greek yogurt topping on a china platePhoto: Ryan Szulc

Glazed Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

Nothing beats the comforting taste of a classic. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Glazed Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

Glazed lemon and poppyseed loaf on parchment paper

Sugar-and-Spice Monkey Bread

Monkey bread is best eaten fresh. But with this delicious recipe, you won’t have to worry about any lingering leftovers. Get the recipe: Sugar-and-Spice Monkey Bread

Loaf of pull-apart monkey breadPhoto: Ryan Szulc


Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze

Dinner guests will be wowed when this chocolate pound cake appears at the end of the meal. (You don’t have to tell them how easy it was to make!) Get the recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake with Fudgy Glaze

9 best loaf recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Read more:
10 classic dessert recipes 9 decadent chocolate cake recipes 27 comfort food recipes

This article was originally published on Jul 28, 2018

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