20 Sweet Bread Recipes

Whether festive, filled, sweet, slathered with icing or a combination of all these, This 20 Sweet Bread Recipes have a great assortment of special bread that you can bake at home!

Now that we have 20 Everyday Bread Recipes for the Home Baker, let me present to you the breads on the site that are on the fancier and sweeter side.

These are the ones with a bit more color, more festive and indulgent bread. If you are looking to add some special breads to your recipe repertoire, then you are in the right place!

If you are new to baking yeast bread, check out How to Knead Bread Dough. You will love this collection as it is filled with options you can make for special occasions, or just whenever you want something indulgent and sweet.

20 Sweet Bread recipes text with a background collage of bread photos.

20 Sweet Bread Recipes

1. Chelsea Buns. Colorful, festive and loaded with toppings, this is a pretty bread!

Chelsea Buns
Chelsea Buns are your festive, colorful cinnamon rolls with all the delightful add-ons like raisins, pecans and cherries.
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2. Japanese Condensed Milk Bread. Another festive bread in loaf form, the condensed milk give this bread a sweet note.

Japanese Condensed Milk Bread
Japanese Condensed Milk Bread is a delicious way to enjoy condensed milk, enclosed in a soft and sweet bread that is studded with raisins and cherries. 
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Closer shot of Japanese Condensed Milk Bread, freshly baked from the oven.

3. Sweet Beehive Buns. One of my favorites from the site, this is filled with a sweetened cream cheese. I love that they are bite sized!

Sweet Beehive Buns
Sweet Beehive Buns are pillowy, little pieces of soft bread filled with cream cheese and gloriously glazed with a sweet, delightful syrup.
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Sweet Beehive Buns are pillowy, little pieces of soft bread filled with cream cheese and gloriously glazed with a sweet, delightful syrup.

4. Apple Sticky Buns. The apples, the gooey topping and and the walnuts- these buns are so special!

Apple Sticky Buns
These Apple Sticky Buns are soft bread rolls that are generously glazed with sweet caramel sauce and filled with fresh apples and walnuts.
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5. Tartine’s Morning Buns. Now this can be a labor of love because they are made of croissant dough, but the results are ultimately rewarding. You can freeze the shaped buns too, so you can make them ahead.

Tartine’s Morning Buns
These morning buns are flaky and buttery croissants rolled with tasty filling of cinnamon, sugar, butter and orange zest.
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Tartine's Morning buns piled on a baking pan. Close up shot of Tartine's Morning buns.

6. Custard Buns. These pillowy, soft buns are filled with a simple custard. Custard buns make 12 huge buns enough for a little gathering.

Custard Buns
Custard buns are soft milk bread filled with a creamy custard filling in the centers. They are delightful soft buns that make perfect snacks or breakfasts.
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Baked Custard buns on a pan.

7. Orange Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing. The orange zest adds a bright flavor to these sweet buns.

Orange Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing
Extra delicious Orange Cinnamon Rolls. The orange cinnamon filling and the orange cream cheese sauce are irresistibly delicious!
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8. Apple Challah. The perfect bread centerpiece. This is filled with fresh apples and nuts!

Apple Challah
Pillowy soft bread stuffed with delicious Organic Washington Apples, this Apple Challah is a wonderful bread centerpiece for any occasion.
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Apple Challah

9. Honey Buns with Honey Cream Filling. The buttery cream filling in these Honey buns makes them so irresistible.

Honey Buns with Honey Cream Filling
These honey buns are warm, comforting rolls that are almost like a brioche and are filled with honey cream filling in the centers.
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Honey buns stacked on a baking pan.

10. Coffee Cinnamon Rolls. Coffee in cinnamon rolls. Enough said.

Coffee Cinnamon Rolls
Coffee Cinnamon Rolls take your cinnamon buns to the next level. Soft, coffee-infused bread with rich coffee cream cheese icing, so good!
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Coffee Cinnamon Rolls

11. Yeast Pecan Coffee Cake. This is a sweet bread with a glorious topping of nuts and brown sugar.

Yeast Pecan Coffee Cake
This Yeast Pecan Coffee Cake is topped with a sweet and buttery maple pecan caramel that is hard to resist!
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Yeast Pecan Coffee Cake

12. Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing. Nothing beats a delicious classic! You will love the maple cream cheese icing!

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing
There is nothing better than the smell of homemade cinnamon rolls baking in the oven to fill the house with the most delicious aroma.
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Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

13. Cinnamon Loaf Bread with Medjool Date Filling. The Medjool dates are naturally sweet, giving this delicious braided loaf a delightful flavor.

Cinnamon Loaf Bread with Medjool Date Filling
Soft Cinnamon Loaf Bread made special with a flavorful Natural Delights Medjool Date Filling, this is your nutritious indulgence any time!
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Cinnamon Loaf Bread with Medjool Date Filling

14. Brioche Bread Ring. This is one is definitely the perfect bread for any occasion. The simple icing takes them to the next level!

Brioche Bread Christmas Ring
Brioche Bread Christmas Ring that is beautifully assembled and filled with honey stung cream cheese filling and studded with tender crisp almonds. 
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Brioche bread ring on a plate.

15. Cream Buns. Milky whipped cream, soft buns and dusting of powdered sugar- this bread is a heavenly delight.

Cream Buns
Soft and sweet bread rolls that are filled with sweet, milky cream, these Cream Buns are a real bread treat.
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Cream Buns

16. Sweet Cheese Rolls. The perfect bread with your mug of hot drink, these sweet cheese rolls are so soft and tasty!

Sweet Cheese Rolls
Ultra soft bread gets filled with melty cheese inside, You will love this sweet cheese rolls for your snack, breakfast or dessert.
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Sweet Cheese Rolls

17. Hot Cross Buns. My favorite Easter bread, but I make these all year, too!

Hot Cross Buns
Whip up your own batch of Hot Cross Buns this year! This homemade version is simple, tasty and soft. You will never need to buy them again. My first encounter with hot cross buns was
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Hot Cross Buns

18. Coconut Buns with Milky Sweet Filling. Another one of my favorite. Ultra soft and filled with a milky coconut paste, these are simply amazing!

Coconut Buns with Sweet and Milky Coconut Filling
The milky sweet filling of these Coconut Buns makes them so tasty and flavorful. These buttery buns are wonderful warm treats to fill you up anytime!
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Coconut Buns with Sweet and Milky Coconut Filling

19. Dulce de Leche Bread Rolls. Dulce de Leche is a luscious spread and it is perfect inside these soft buns.

Dulce de Leche Bread Rolls
Indulge in these soft dulce de leche bread rolls that are filled with luscious dulce de leche cream in the centers. They are a delicious bread treat paired with your cup of coffee!

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Top shot angle of dulce de leche bread rolls in a baking pan.

20. Strawberry Cream Buns. These recipe uses strawberry jam and cream cheese as filling. They are sweet, creamy and addictive.

Strawberry Cream Buns
Soft bread filled with a sweet strawberry cream cheese filling, You will love these Strawberry Cream Buns for a sweet bread treat anytime.
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Strawberry cream buns on a swerving bowl.

I hope you enjoy baking these indulgent bread! If you are looking for more bread recipes, check out these ones:

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