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Easy Homemade Bread Recipe

Quick bread recipe for any occasion
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Proving45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: British


  • 500 grams bread flour
  • 320 ml water
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar (optional)
  • 1 sachet easy bake yeast (7-11 g)


  • Mix all dry ingredients together.
  • Add water and mix
  • Turn on a wooden surface and knead for about 10-15 minutes
  • Shape & place into a bread tin or a basket
  • Leave to prove, until doubled in size
  • Bake at 250C for 5-10 minutes, then turn down to 180-200C based on how brown you want your bread do be. Carry on baking for further 20 minutes or so.
  • Leave to cool on a wire rack