Category: Yeast Breads

  • Swedish Rye Bread

    2 T butter 1 C warm water 2 T molasses 1 packet yeast 1 t salt Mix together, then add: 1 T caraway seeds, or 3 T flax seeds 1-1/4 C rye flour 1-3/4 C white flour Knead mixture for 10 minutes. Let rise for about an hour in a warm place. Punch it down…

  • No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread

    2 C warm water 1 T yeast 1 T honey 2 T molasses 1 T salt 3-1/2 C whole wheat flour Stir the honey and molasses into the water. Add the yeast and let it bubble for 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in the salt, then the flour. It will be sticky, but if it…

  • No-Knead Yeast Bread

    This is a pretty old recipe, from a 1981 cookbook. 2 C warm water 1 T yeast 2 t salt 1 T sugar 4 C white flour Dissolve salt and sugar in the water and add the yeast. Let it bubble for about 5 minutes, then stir in the flour. Let it rise until doubled…

  • Gluten-free yeast bread

    2-1/2 t yeast 1-1/2 C warm milk (cow, rice, soy) 3 C Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free all-purpose baking flour 2 T sugar 1 T potato flour 1 T xanthan gum 3/4 t lecithin granules 3 large or jumbo eggs 1/4 C vegetable oil 1 t vinegar 1 t guar gum 3/4 t salt Combine all…

  • Snowshoe flatbread

    This flatbread is similar to nan, common in Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan. You can also make it with a higher proportion of whole wheat flour. 2-1/2 C warm water 1 t yeast 1 C whole wheat flour 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 C all purpose flour 1 t salt 1 T sesame seeds Place water in a…

  • Crunchy Wheat and Honey Bread

    3/4 C plus 2 T water 2 T honey 1 T butter, softened 1-1/4 C whole wheat flour 1 C bread flour 1/3 C slivered almonds, toasted 1 t salt 1-1/4 t regular active dry yeast, or 1 t bread machine or quick-acting dry yeast Place all ingredients in bread machine in the order indicated…

  • 100% Whole Wheat Bread

    When Tara got over her bread machine phobia, this is what she made. 3/4 C plus 2 T water 1 T margarine or butter, softened 2-1/3 C whole wheat flour 2 T packed brown sugar (can substitute white sugar) 1 t salt 1-1/2 t regular active dry yeast OR 1-1/4 t bread machine or quick-acting…

  • Garlic-Herb Bread

    3/4 C water 2 t butter or margarine 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 C bread flour 1 T sugar 1 t salt 1/4 t dried rosemary 1/8 t dried thyme 1/8 t dried basil 1-3/4 t yeast Place ingredients in bread machine in the order indicated by the instructions and press start.

  • Traditional White Bread

    From Tara, my bread machine-phobic friend. 2/3 C water 2 t margarine or butter, softened 2 C bread flour 1 T sugar 2 t dry milk 1 t salt 1-1/4 t yeast — regular active, bread machine, or quick-acting active Place ingredients in bread machine in the order indicated by the instructions and press start.

  • Loaf at first sight: How to find true happiness with a bread machine

    As one of the earliest adopters of a bread machine, back in 1990, I never experienced the kind of phobia Tara writes about. My only bread machine-based fear was based on a real experience: While making a loaf of pumpernickel, my DAK bread machine, the kind that looked like R2D2, literally walked off the counter.…