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5 (Half Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg)






Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 297 hex: 129 bin: 100101001



Bread is a food item that can be eaten by the player.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Natural generation[edit | edit source]

Bread can be found in 35.3% of dungeon chests and 35.3% of woodland mansion chests in stacks of 1; in 33.7% of stronghold altar chests, 61.6% of village blacksmith chests, 45.0% of chest minecarts in abandoned mineshafts, and 50.0% of stronghold storeroom chests, all in stacks of 1–3; and in 61.5% of bonus chests in stacks of 1–2.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe


Trading[edit | edit source]

Villager farmers will sell 2–4 bread for one emerald as part of their initial tier of trades.

Villagers[edit | edit source]

Villager farmers may craft wheat that they harvest into bread and trade it to other villagers.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Food[edit | edit source]

See also: Hunger management

To eat bread, right-click and hold while bread is selected in the hotbar. Eating bread restores 5 (Half Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg) hunger and 6.0 hunger saturation.

Breeding[edit | edit source]

Villagers can pick up bread items to become willing, which will allow them to breed. Villagers require 3 bread to become willing.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

Icon Achievement In-game description Prerequisites Actual requirements (if different) Availability Xbox points earned Trophy type (PS)
PC Xbox PS Pocket Wii U
Bake Bread Turn wheat into bread Time to Farm! Pick up bread from a crafting table output. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 20G Silver

Video[edit | edit source]

Note: At around 0:19 in the video, the narrator says that bread restores three hunger points. That is not true, as bread restores 5 (Half Hunger.svgHunger.svgHunger.svg) hunger.

History[edit | edit source]

February 6, 2010 1.3.2 bread.png Bread added. Heals health (like other food at the time).
February 23, 2010 Bread now requires 3 wheat (1 row of 3) instead of six (2 rows of 3) to be crafted.
Seecret Friday 2 Bread is found in the new dungeon chests.
1.8 pre1 Bread is found in the new stronghold storeroom and mineshaft chests.
1.8 Bread is now stackable to 64 and restores hunger instead of health.
Dungeon chests contain more bread, now that it stacks.
Official release
1.0 Beta 1.9-pre3 Bread is now found in the new stronghold altar chests.
1.1 Bread is found in the new village blacksmith chests.
1.3.1 12w16a Bread is found in the new bonus chests.
1.4.2 12w37a Grid Bread.png The dark outline is removed from the texture.
1.8 14w26c Horses no longer eat bread.
1.9 15w44a Decreased the average yield of bread from abandoned mineshafts and dungeons.
1.11 16w39a Bread is now found in the new woodland mansion chests.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 1.3.2 bread.png Added bread.
0.8.0 Grid Bread.png The dark outline was removed from the texture.
0.12.1 build 1 Bread now restores hunger instead of health.
Console Edition
TU1 CU1 1.0 Patch 1 1.3.2 bread.png Added bread.
TU5 Bread is now stackable to 64 and restores hunger instead of health.
TU12 Grid Bread.png The dark outline is removed from the texture.

Issues[edit | edit source]

Issues relating to “Bread” are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.