5 minute bread
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The easiest homemade bread you will ever make; Makes 2 to 4 loaves
Recipe type: Bread
  • 3 cups lukewarm water
  • 6.5 to 7.5 cups of all purpose flour (32 ounces), King Arthur brand
  • 1 tablespoon table salt
  • 1.5 tablespoons instant yeast
  1. Add water to a large bowl or plastic food-grade bucket
  2. dissolve yeast in water
  3. Add flour and mix to incorporate
  4. Add salt and mix in with hands
  5. Cover and let rest at room temp for 2 hours
  6. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and place bowl/bucket in refrigerator for at least 8 hours and up to 7 days
  7. When ready to bake, preheat dutch oven on top of baking stone/steel
  8. In the meantime, tear off a piece of dough (1/2 to ⅓ of the dough) and form it into a round; place on floured surface or on top of parchment paper
  9. Score bread by making ½ inch cuts with scissors or knife and transfer loaf into the bottom of dutch oven and immediately cover for 15 to 20 minutes
  10. Uncover and let bake for an additional 15 to 20 minutes until the loaf is browned or the internal temperature is 210 degrees
  11. Let the loaf cool on a rack or prop it up on its side
Makes 2 to 4 loaves depending on desired size
Recipe by Feeling Foodish at http://feelingfoodish.com/5-min-bread/