Homemade White Bread Loaf
Homemade White Bread Loaf
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Homemade White Bread Loaf

10 MIN
25 MIN
1 H 55 MIN
1 loaf



  1. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Make a well in the centre. Add the water, stir with a wooden spoon and then form into a ball with your hands. Knead for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover with a clean cloth. Let rise in a warm place for 45 minutes. Remove from the bowl and knead for about 30 seconds.
  3. Shape the dough into a roll and place into a 20 x 10-cm (8 x 4-inch) buttered loaf pan. Cover with a cloth and let rise again in a warm place for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Bake in the lowest position of the oven for about 25 minutes.


In a recipe, when told to let the dough rise in a warm place, the ideal place is a turned off oven. The light bulb will give the desired heat and a bowl of hot water will bring the desired moisture. Sometimes, when the oven is busy, I use the microwave oven. I place a bowl of hot water and leave the door ajar to allow the bulb to remain lit.

Freezes well.


  1. Excellent loaf. I was uncertain given the rising instructions but it is terrific. Nice to be able to make one loaf. Chewy crust, nice texture, excellent crumb when toasted.

  2. J’ai suivi les instructions: tout mélanger les ingrédients sec et ajouter l’eau, puis laisser reposer. Ma pâte n’a pas levée. En relisant les instructions j’ai remarqué qu’il y avait 2 c. a thé d’eau... j’imagine qu’il faut mélanger cet eau à la levure avant de l’ajouter au mélange... Ça serait intéressant d’ajuster les instructions...

  3. So easy and so good. I turn them into buns.

  4. It is a very good recipe I made a good loaf of bread. Thank you for the recipe. Five stars.

  5. this bread is awesome and easy to make and totally delicious

  6. I use this recipe for a variety of breads and buns. It is easily adaptable.

  7. It was nice and easy done. Thanks chief!

  8. Pain très facile à faire et délicieux. J'ai ajouté un peu de beurre fondu à la préparation. Merci Ricardo

  9. Awesome results! Baked two bread at the same time without problems. Put one in the freezer.

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