Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast

Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast

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Bread is an indispensable ingredient in most kitchens today. From toast to sandwiches, bread is handy in solving the perpetual breakfast and tiffin dabba dilemmas that most people face on busy mornings. However, nothing tastes as good as freshly-baked bread, and so people often buy bread on a daily basis along with their milk.


Nevertheless, even this bread is bound to be a day or at least a few hours old. If you wish to really experience the magic of freshly-baked bread, right off the oven, try our easy Basic White Bread Loaf recipe when you find time. You will be bowled over by the appetizing aroma, super-soft texture and absolutely divine flavour of warm bread.


Use this fresh bread loaf to make delectable sandwiches and toasts like Cabbage and Paneer Sandwich , Cheesy Mushroom Squares , Cheese-N-Celery Sandwiches , Grilled Corn and Capsicum Sandwich , Mixed Vegetable Open Toast etc.

Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast recipe - How to make Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  35 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 bread loaf
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Ingredients

2 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp instant dry yeast
2 tbsp sugar
3/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp soft butter
plain flour (maida) for sprinkling
butter for brushing

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the yeast, sugar and ¼ cup of warm water in a bowl and mix well. Cover it with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the plain flour, salt and yeast-sugar mixture in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft and loose dough using enough warm water.
  3. Add the butter and knead very well till the dough is smooth and elastic.
  4. Shape the dough into a proper round using both your hands while tucking the edges at the bottom.
  5. Cover it with a dry muslin cloth and keep aside in a warm place to use for 45 minutes or till the dough is double in size.
  6. Deflate the dough by pressing it lightly with your fingers.
  7. Sprinkle the plain flour over a smooth, flat surface, place the dough over it and knead it very well. If the dough is getting sticky while kneading, then sprinkle little plain flour as required.
  8. Stretch the dough using both the hands and knead well again.
  9. Tap the dough with your fingers and spread it to make a 250 mm. X 200 mm. (10” x 8”) diameter oval shape.
  10. Roll the dough to make a 200 mm. (8”) long cylindrical roll and pinch the edge of the rolls so as to seal it properly.
  11. Place the dough in a greased bread loaf tin. Cover it with a dry muslin cloth and again keep aside in a warm place to rise for 30 minutes.
  12. Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes.
  13. Lower the temperature to 180°c (360°f) and bake it for 20 minutes. Cool slightly.
  14. De-mould the loaf from the tin and brush the bread loaf with butter and keep aside to cool completely.
  15. Once the bread loaf has cooled completely, cut it into 13 mm. (½“) bread slices.
  16. Serve or use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per slice
Energy86 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates14.7 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat2.1 g
Cholesterol6.1 mg
Sodium142.9 mg
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Reviews

Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 16 Oct 20 06:24 PM
5

It''s just the perfect recipe.👍 I tried it first time and it was like wow, so yummy! 🍞😋 The bread was so soft, tasty and fluffy. Simply Awesome!
Tarla Dalal
17 Oct 20 10:03 AM
   Thanks so much for trying our recipe, it means a lot to us. Keep try more recipes and sharing your feedback with us.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 12 Oct 20 05:25 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
13 Oct 20 09:36 AM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 17 Sep 20 04:21 PM
5

Dear Madam I have tired the recipe the bread bakes welland tastes good but I just can''t get the brown colour. What am I doing wrong. Pleasse help. Thanks
Tarla Dalal
23 Sep 20 11:23 AM
   While baking you must bake it on a baking mode with both upper and bottom coil on. Please check it.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 25 Aug 20 05:03 PM
5

When I keep in oven,the bread compresses down,and also it bakes out hard and unspongy , what is the reason.
Tarla Dalal
19 Oct 20 03:26 PM
   May be the size of the tin in incorrect and always bake in an oven which is preheated and in the middle rack.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 02 Jul 20 04:57 PM
5

I tried this this it came very well Can we bake in cooker...
Tarla Dalal
08 Jul 20 11:41 AM
   Hi, We have not tried making it in a cooker. You can try it baking in the cooker, on a slow flame for 1 hour.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 02 Jul 20 04:54 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
11 Jul 20 01:59 PM
   Lakshmi, happy cooking.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 05 Jun 20 09:02 PM
5

Mine turned out a bit sensed...wat might be the reason
Tarla Dalal
10 Jun 20 04:19 PM
   Hi, Kneading it very well and proving it well is the key to softness of the bread.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 31 May 20 09:33 PM
5

Hi can you please let me know you one cup measurement in ml
Tarla Dalal
03 Jun 20 11:44 PM
   Hi, Flour is ideally 120gm approx.. and liquid is 200ml.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 28 May 20 07:21 PM
5

Can I replace Maida with Atta kn this recipe?
Tarla Dalal
30 May 20 04:00 PM
   Hi, yes you can, the bread might be dense because of only whole wheat. you can also use half and half to make the bread.
Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast
 on 10 May 20 06:26 PM
5

Hi, Tried this one. Came out good but it did not brown at the top. It was almost white in colour. What to do to get that colour?
Tarla Dalal
11 May 20 12:49 AM
   Hi, you can bake for more 1 to 2 minutes more for the colour. Or you can give a milk wash before baking the bread.
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