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Bread Recipe With Yeast

Ideal for soup or sandwiches, make this easy loaf this weekend!


  • 500 g flour plain or bread
  • 7 g of yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 300 ml warm water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Add your flour, yeast, and salt to a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly to combine.
    add bread flour
  • Add in the warm water and olive oil, and mix to combine before turning out onto a floured surface.
    warm water
  • Knead for roughly ten minutes, or until the dough is smooth and taut.
    knead dough
  • Place into a large container and cover, let rise for an hour.
    cover dough
  • Punch down dough, and then turn out and shape into a ball. Place onto the prepared baking sheet, and place in a warm spot to rise.
    finished dough
  • After the second rise, you can cut a cross into the top of your bread, and dust with a little flour. The reason for cutting the cross is to control the direction of rising, ensuring the bread rises up, rather than out.
    yeast cross
  • Preheat oven to 220˚C/200˚C fan, and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before eating.