Wholesome Homemade Bread: Fresh & Fragrant



Wholesome Homemade Bread: Fresh & Fragrant

Wholesome Homemade Bread: Fresh & Fragrant
Baking your own bread is not only a rewarding experience but also a delightful way to fill your home with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked goodness. This recipe for Wholesome Homemade Bread is the epitome of comfort and satisfaction. Each slice embodies the essence of homemade love and warmth.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/4 cups warm water (110°F/43°C)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine warm water and honey. Sprinkle yeast over the mixture and let it sit for about 5 minutes, until foamy.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture and olive oil. Mix until a dough forms.
  3. Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 10 minutes, or until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with a damp cloth, and let it rise in a warm place for 1 hour, or until it has doubled in size.
  5. Punch down the dough and shape it into a loaf. Place it in a greased loaf pan, cover, and let it rise for another 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Bake the bread for 30-35 minutes, or until it’s golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.
  7. Allow the bread to cool before slicing. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Yield: 1 loaf

This Wholesome Homemade Bread is the perfect blend of simplicity and flavor. With a crisp crust and a soft, tender crumb, it’s ideal for sandwiches, toast, or simply enjoyed with a pat of butter. Make it a part of your baking repertoire and savor the joy of homemade goodness.

Nutrition Information: (per slice)
Calories: 120 | Fat: 2g | Carbohydrates: 22g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 3g

Baking your own bread is a delightful experience, and this Wholesome Homemade Bread recipe makes it easy for anyone to enjoy the magic of fresh, fragrant loaves straight from the oven. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a beginner, the aroma of this bread filling your home will have everyone eagerly awaiting their first slice. The crust is beautifully crisp, and the inside is soft and tender, making it perfect for sandwiches, toast, or simply as a side to your favorite meals. With just a handful of ingredients and a little patience, you can create this wholesome bread that’s sure to become a staple in your kitchen. So, roll up your sleeves and let’s get baking!

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