The best homemade bread recipe for beginners and bakers. You don’t have to be a bakers to make a good bread. This homemade bread recipe made with simple ingredients and easy to make. You can make a toast with this bread. I will show you how to make Hawaii Toasts as well with this bread after the bread is done.
Homemade bread is one of my favorite bread all the time. There is nothing else better than eating homemade bread. After you make this, I am sure you will not buy a bread again . Trust me, this recipe is perfect, and easy to follow. You only need one and a half hour to wait for proofing, and the result is worth it.
WHAT YOU NEED FOR MAKING THIS BREAD
Flour : Use all purpose flour or bread flour
Milk : Use fresh milk, room temperature.
Water : Use warm water, to activate the yeast.
Dry yeast : use active and fresh dry yeast
Sugar : Use granulated sugar. Sugar has a few effects in bread, It helps make it soft and tender by absorbing some of the water and slowing down the formation of gluten strands. It feeds the yeast, resulting in a faster rise. The sugar will not make your bread become sweet.
Salt : Bread does need salt. Your bread is going to look and taste better with some salt added. Salt plays two important functions in bread. Salt slows the rising process, or fermentation, of a yeast bread dough.
Butter : I use salted butter. Use soft butter for this bread, not melting butter.
HOW TO MAKE BREAD :
Proof the yeast : In a glass measure or medium bowl, add yeast, milk, water and sugar and mix with the whisk. Let it rest for 5 minutes until foaming and bubbly.
Prepare the dough : In another big bowl, add flour and salt and mix with the spatula. Then add butter and yeast mixture, mix until well combined.
Butter soft buns or Dinner rolls Recipe :
Soft Whole wheat bread :
EASY HOMEMADE BREADPin Recipe
- 500 grams (4 1/4 cups) All purpose flour
- 200 ml (1 cup) Milk room temperature
- 60 ml (4 tbsp) water
- 6 gr (2 tsp) active dry yeast
- 1 tbsp granulated sugar
- pinch of salt if you use unsalted butter, add 1/2 tsp salt
- 80 gram (6 tbsp) soft salted butter
- Proof the yeast : In a glass measure or medium bowl, add yeast, milk, water and sugar and mix with the whisk. Let it rest for 5 minutes until foaming and bubbly.
- Prepare the dough : In another big bowl, add flour and salt and mix with the spatula. Then add butter and yeast mixture, mix until well combined.
- Knead the dough : knead the dough with your hand about 5 minutes. The dough should be smooth and elastic, and slightly stick to a clean finger, but not be overly sticky.
- Sprinkle the bowl with a little bit flour and place the dough inside. Cover with kitchen towel and let it rise until doubled in size about 1 hour. This is the first proofing.
- While you wait for proofing, line your 25x10x10 cm or 9x5x3 inch loaf pan with baking paper.
- After one hour, open kitchen towel. Punch the dough down really well to remove air bubbles.
- Fold and roll the dough, then pinch to seal the seams.
- Place the dough into the prepared 25x10x10 cm loaf pan, cover with kitchen towel and let it rise for about 30 minutes. This is the second proofing.
- Preheat oven 180 degrees C or 350 degrees F. After 30 minutes proofing, bake the dough for 35-40 minutes (depends on your oven) or until golden brown on the top.
- Cut in slices if you want to make a toast and serve with the butter or jam.
- The taste of the bread will be more tasty the next day, you can taste the butter and milk more stronger.
- If you want to make a Hawaii toast, you can cut the bread in slices, and make a toast with a toaster or oven. After that add butter, ham, pineapple and sliced cheese. Preheat oven 180 degrees C or 350 degrees F and bake for 10 minutes.