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EASY DUTCH OVEN NO KNEAD BREAD

Many people avoid baking bread themselves because of how complex it is. But this recipe simplifies the whole process for you, so that you too can enjoy the smell of freshly dutch oven bread.

EASY DUTCH OVEN NO KNEAD BREAD

What makes this recipe the best is that it doesn’t require you to knead the dough.

All you need to do is mix your components and let the rest happen naturally.

The dough can be premade, left to rise throughout the night, then baked for breakfast.

You only need to bake it for 45 minutes. Have it with jam and butter while still warm, or a soup, you can also use it to make sandwiches or toast.

You will never want to get bread from the store once you try this!

EASY DUTCH OVEN BREAD

Ingredient For THIS Dutch Oven Bread

  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of active dry yeast
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of sea salt
  • 1 and ½ cups of warm water (at 105 degrees)

How To Make Dutch Oven Bread From Scratch

Step 1. Mix your active dry yeast, flour, and salt in a bowl.

Step 2. Pour in your water, then combine until everything is formed into a consistent ball.

Step 3. Oil a bowl and put in your dough, then wrap in plastic and a wet towel.

Step 4. Put your dough aside to rise for 18 to 24 hours.

Step 5. Turn on your oven to 450 F, place a dutch oven inside your oven and let it heat up. This way you’ll get that delicious crunch to your bread.

Step 6. Transfer your dough to a surface covered in flour.

Step 7. Carefully turn your dough into a ball.

Step 8. Gently put your dough in your warm dutch oven and let it bake with the cover for 30 minutes. Take the lid off and bake for another 15 minutes. Then put in a wire rack to cool.

EASY DUTCH OVEN BREAD RECIPE

Tips For Dutch Oven Bread Recipe

  • Your water should be warm. The gluten risks not developing if your water is too cold, and it will kill your yeast if it’s too hot.
  • Use all-purpose flour to get the ultimate outcome. Use one cup of wheat flour instead of all-purpose if you want to use it.
  • Get creative with it and mix in some onion, minced garlic, or parmesan.
  • Put your dutch oven or baking dish in the oven while it’s heating.
  • Put your bread to cool on a wire rack. This ensures your bottom stays crispy.

ANSWERING YOUR BURNING QUESTIONS:

    1. Can dutch oven bread be made using bread flour? It’s best if you use all-purpose flour for this bread. But if you want to use bread flour, you need to knead your dough. In order for the gluten to develop in your bread flour, it needs to be kneaded unlike all-purpose flour.

    2. What can be used instead of a dutch oven to make the bread? In case a dutch oven isn’t available to you, use a 2.5-2.75 quart circle baking dish that has a cover.

    3. Can this recipe be doubled? Sure, the ingredients can be doubled and cooked in a 5-6 qt dutch oven.

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EASY DUTCH OVEN NO KNEAD BREAD

EASY DUTCH OVEN NO KNEAD BREAD

Yield: 1 Loaf for 8 People
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Many people avoid baking bread themselves because of how complex it is. But this recipe simplifies the whole process for you, so that you too can enjoy the smell of freshly baked bread.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of active dry yeast
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of sea salt
  • 1 and ½ cups of warm water (at 105 degrees)

Instructions

  1. Mix your active dry yeast, flour, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Pour in your water, then combine until everything is formed into a consistent ball.
  3. Oil a bowl and put in your dough, then wrap in plastic and a wet towel.
  4. Put your dough aside to rise for 18 to 24 hours.
  5. Turn on your oven to 450 F, place a dutch oven inside your oven and let it heat up. This way you'll get that delicious crunch to your bread.
  6. Transfer your dough to a surface covered in flour.
  7. Carefully turn your dough into a ball.
  8. Gently put your dough in your warm dutch oven and let it bake with the cover for 30 minutes. Take the lid off and bake for another 15 minutes. Then put in a wire rack to cool.

Notes

  • Your water should be warm. The gluten risks not developing if your water is too cold, and it will kill your yeast if it's too hot.
  • Use all-purpose flour to get the ultimate outcome. Use one cup of wheat flour instead of all-purpose if you want to use it.
  • Get creative with it and mix in some onion, minced garlic, or parmesan.
  • Put your dutch oven or baking dish in the oven while it's heating.
  • Put your bread to cool on a wire rack. This ensures your bottom stays crispy.

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