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Bake Your Own: Homemade Bread Recipes

10 easy-to-make rolls and loaves to add to your breakfast or dinner table

6. Chapatis

by Suvir Saran and Stephanie Lyness

Chapatis are a griddle-cooked flatbread you'll find in kitchens throughout India. These are delicious spread with clarified butter and served with lentil dal.

Per serving: 58 calories, 0g saturated fat, 12g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 2g fiber, 1mg sodium

7. Dairy Hollow House Skillet-Sizzled Cornbread

by Crescent Dragonwagon

The key to this bread is the preheated skillet; the heat creates a delicious crust around each wedge — moistened with buttermilk and sweetened with a little sugar.

Per serving: 259 calories, 1g saturated fat, 31g carbohydrates, 6g protein, 2g fiber, 223mg sodium

8. Four-Hour Baguettes

by Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman

With just four ingredients, you can make authentic, fresh French baguettes in your home kitchen. You'll need four hours, but only some of that is for hands-on work — much of the time is for the dough to rise.

Per serving: 153 calories, 0g saturated fat, 32g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 1g fiber, 444mg sodium

9. Buttery Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls

by Abby Dodge

Variations on this basic and reliable dinner roll include poppy seed, black pepper and cheese, and mixed herb. One of the three will complement the flavors of just about any meal.

Per serving: 194 calories, 4g saturated fat, 28g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 1g fiber, 157mg sodium

10. Honey Whole Wheat Sunflower Bread

by George Geary

This dough is mixed in a food processor and requires just a bit of additional kneading by hand. The combination of honey, milk and sunflower seeds creates a sweet, nutty flavor.

Per serving (for one loaf): 1,313 calories, 11g saturated fat, 218g carbohydrates, 43g protein, 23g fiber, 1,255mg sodium

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BREAD RECIPES: AARP food expert Pam Anderson demonstrates several different shapes of bread that can be made from the same basic recipe.

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