Simple bread

Simple bread on a wooden table

If you like bread and want to try making a simple homemade bread for the first time, this recipe is right for you. With very few ingredients we can prepare a tasty bread. Serve warm with butter for breakfast...

Simple bread on a wooden table

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Bread flour, water, baker's yeast

HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE BREAD:

In a bowl, mix the flour and the salt. Add the baker’s yeast and mix well. Pour the olive oil and some of the water. Knead everything with your hands and go slowly pouring the remaining water. Place the dough over a table sprinkled with flour and knead it well until it’s fully involved and soft. When this process is completed, let the dough rise in a bowl covered with cling film about 2 hours or until the dough double in size.
Remove the dough from the bowl and knead it a little more. Give the dough a rounded shape and place it on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. With a sharp knife make 3 to 4 diagonal cuts across the dough. Cover with cling film and let the dough rise for 2 hours. Bread dough on a baking tray lined with parchment paper Remove the cling film and sprinkle with some flour. Bread dough sprinkled with flour on a baking tray lined with parchment paper Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until the bread start turn golden brown. Remove the bread from the oven, allow to cool to room temperature or serve the warm bread with butter.

Simple bread on a wooden table Simple bread on a wooden table

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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 30 m
Total Time: 4:50 h
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Ingredients

  • 300 grams (about 2 cups) strong bread flour T65
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dry baker's yeast
  • 150 ml (2/3 cup) water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix the flour and the salt. Add the baker’s yeast and mix well. Pour the olive oil and some of the water. Knead everything with your hands and go slowly pouring the remaining water.
  2. Place the dough over a table sprinkled with flour and knead it well until it’s fully involved and soft. When this process is completed, let the dough rise in a bowl covered with cling film about 2 hours or until the dough double in size.
  3. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead it a little more. Give the dough a rounded shape and place it on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. With a sharp knife make 3 to 4 diagonal cuts across the dough. Cover with cling film and let the dough rise for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (400ºF).
  5. Remove the cling film and sprinkle with some flour. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until the bread start turn golden brown. Remove the bread from the oven, allow to cool to room temperature or serve the warm bread with butter.
Simple bread
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 130
Total Fat 4 g(6%)
Saturated Fat 0.5 g(3%)
Cholesterol 0 mg(0%)
Sodium 200 mg(8%)
Total Carbohydrate 19 g(6%)
Protein 3 g
 

2 Comments

  1. Avatar for Lina

    Does the water need to be warm or cold

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