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White Bread

White Bread

Baking your own bread is healthy, rewarding and costs less!

  • 600g strong white bread flour
  • 2½ tsp active dried yeast (1 sachet)
  • 345 ml warm water
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil/butter
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt


Method (Makes a 1kg/2lb loaf)

  1. Sift the flour into a bowl. Add the yeast, sugar and salt.
  2. Add the water and oil. Mix at a low to medium speed till the dough is smooth.
  3. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth and put it somewhere warm till it doubles in size (30-40 minutes).
  4. Knead by hand for a few minutes. Put it in a 1kg loaf tin, cover, and put it somewhere warm for another 30 minutes.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C for 20-25 minutes. The surface should be golden brown. The bottom should sound hollow when tapped.