No-Knead Bread


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Recipe Makes: 1 loaf

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Rise Time: 2 hrs 30 minutes

Cook Time: 40-55 minutes

Total Time: 3 hrs 25-40 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

3 ¾ cups flour; plus more for dusting

1 ¾ cups warm water (100-115 F)

1 tsp salt

½ tbsp active dry yeast

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a microwave safe container, heat up the water for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Use a thermometer to check the water temperature, the water should be around 100-115 F. Sprinkle the yeast on to the water, once it’s in the desired temperature range. Let the yeast activate for 5-7 minutes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add flour and salt. Mix to combine. Mix the yeast water and add it to the flour. Mix with a wooden spoon until well combined. If dough is still sticking to the bowl add in more flour.
  3. Cover bowl with clear wrap and let rise in a warm area for 2 hrs. On a well floured surface, drop the dough and fold it on to its self. If the dough starts to get sticky add more flour. Keep folding dough on to itself until a firm dough ball forms.
  4. Score the dough and line a pot with parchment paper. Let the dough rise uncovered for 30 minutes. While dough is rising, preheat oven to 400 F.
  5. Bake the dough for 30-40 minutes. Take the dough out of the pot and let cool. (OPTIONAL: if you want to bread to be crispier, take it our of the pot and put it back into the oven on a pan for 10 minutes to let the sides toast up some more.) Enjoy!
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STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:

Gather all ingredients.

In a microwave safe container, heat up the water for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Use a thermometer to check the water temperature, the water should be around 100-115 F. Sprinkle the yeast on to the water, once it’s in the desired temperature range. Let the yeast activate for 5-7 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl, add flour and salt. Mix to combine. Mix the yeast water and add it to the flour. Mix with a wooden spoon until well combined. If dough is still sticking to the bowl add in more flour.

Cover bowl with clear wrap and let rise in a warm area for 2 hrs.

On a well floured surface, drop the dough and fold it on to its self. If the dough starts to get sticky add more flour. Keep folding dough on to itself until a firm dough ball forms. Score the dough and line a pot with parchment paper.

Let the dough rise uncovered for 30 minutes. While dough is rising, preheat oven to 400 F. (If using egg wash, brush the egg wash on the dough first and then score it.)

Bake the dough for 30-40 minutes. Take the dough out of the pot and let cool. (OPTIONAL: if you want to bread to be crispier, take it our of the pot and put it back into the oven on a pan for 10 minutes to let the sides toast up some more.) Enjoy!

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AUTHOR: ANA

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