Recipes for Authentic German Breads

German breads tend to be made with whole grain flours, and use sourdough as a rising agent, although some are made with yeast. The sourdough and whole grains combine to yield a loaf that is dense, full-flavored, and highly nutritious. Our collection of German bread recipes for the home cook ranges from muffins and quick breads, to Easter brioches, to dense whole grain loaves – all adapted for US ingredients and home kitchens. Enjoy!

Read on to learn more more about German breads and the many German bread flours.