Simple bread

Simple bread on a 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 for breakfast with butter...

HOW TO PREPARE 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 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 in a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover with cling film and let stand about 45 minutes.
Remove the cling film and with a sharp knife make 3 to 4 diagonal cuts across the dough and sprinkle with some flour. Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes until the bread start turn golden brown. Remove the bread from the oven, allow to cool to room temperature and serve.

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Category: Bread, Recipes, Videos
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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:30 m
Total Time:2:35 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 300 grams (about 2 cups) white flour
  • 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 with your hands. 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 1 hour 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 in a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover with cling film and let stand about 45 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (400ºF).
  5. Remove the cling film and with a sharp knife make 3 to 4 diagonal cuts across the dough and sprinkle with some flour. Bake for about 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 bread hot 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
 

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