Italian Bread Loafs Recipe

Category Recipe Title Prep Time Rise Time Bake/Cook Time Total Time

Basic Bread Italian Bread Loafs 10 min 20 min 20 min 50 min

Ingredients :

5 cups white unbleached bread flour

1/4 cup sugar (can use honey, brown sugar or any sweetener 1:1)

1 tsp salt

2 Tbsp SAF-instant premium yeast - Found in the Homemade Bread Bundle

2 tsp Liquid Soy Lecithin - Found in the Homemade Bread Bundle

2 cups hot/warm water

1/4 cup of Olive Oil

1 Tbsp Fast Easy Bread Pizza & Pasta Seasoning - Found in the Homemade Pizza & Bread Bundle


1. Mix Dry ingredients. (yeast is a dry ingredient)

2. Make 2 dimples in dry ingredients with tsp. Squeeze the lecithin into the bottom of the dimples about the size of   a quarter. Add water slowly, add 1 3/4 cups and then the remaining 1/4 cup. Mix for 1 minute and check  consistency. The dough mixer should be sticky and pull itself off bowl.  

3. Mix/knead in mixer on medium setting for 5 minutes or knead for 5 minutes by hand.

4. Spray counter and hands with cooking spray and knead for a few seconds to form smooth ball.

5. Cut dough in fourths and shape into 4 mounds.

6. Cut each mound with three slits.

7. Mix olive oil and Pizza & Pasta Seasoning and brush the mounds.

8. Cover with dry dish cloth and let rise for 20 mins.

9. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

10. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack.

Fast Easy Bread Original