Simple Bread Recipes (with no yeast)

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Bread without yeast is a quick bread. It’s the best way to make homemade bread when you don’t have much time or when you’re not ready for all of the hassle.

To make no yeast bread, it only involves combining the dry and wet ingredients and folding the mixtures for an even rise.

In these bread recipes, they use baking soda or baking powder to get a quick rise.

To learn more about yeast and why it’s often used in bread machine recipes, read this article.

Read through these recipes and enjoy some of our favorite food bloggers from around the web!

Irish Soda Bread

The Irish bread is unique as it uses only four ingredients, and it’s a quick recipe without yeast. It uses baking soda instead of yeast as so it is dense. The bread has a rustic flavor, great crust and can keep well for some days. It has a proper crump like the usual bread. It is an excellent last-minute bread as it is quick.

The four ingredients you need;

  • Flour;
  • Baking soda;
  • Buttermilk or milk and vinegar/ lemon juice
  • Salt;

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Some tips to note when in this recipe;

  • Use either white flour or whole-wheat. The former gives a tender crumb while the latter adds to the flavor. You can also use both for the best results.
  • After adding the buttermilk, get it in the oven within 3 minutes.
  • Do not knead for more than 10 minutes for a softer crumb.
  • Use enough flour to shape and move the dough.
  • You can also try a flavored version dry oats, seeds or raisins.

This recipe is from the food blog RecipeTin Eats, and it is available on this site.

Brown Sugar bread

This recipe is easy to make, quick, and is full of flavors. It is a delicious breakfast or dessert. The brown sugar makes the bread to be moist, gives it the deepest color, and adds to the flavor. It is best to serve it warm.

The ingredients to include;

  • Baking powder
  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Milk or buttermilk.
  • Eggs
  • Vegetable oil, canola oil or melted butter.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Recipe notes;

  • Consider mixing up this recipe to include extracts, nuts, fruits, oats, and also chocolate.
  • You can make the bread in a 2-1 pound loaf pan. If you have a one loaf pan, just cut the recipe in half and bake to about 50 minutes.
  • You can also use self-rising flour, but you will have to omit salt and baking powder.

The fantastic brown sugar bread is by Julie Blanner. Click on this link for more information on how to prepare the bead.

Honey wheat bread

It is a no yeast, no-knead quick bread. This homemade wheat bread is easy and fast. It uses only a few ingredients and cooks until golden brown. This recipe provides a dense and soft crumb.

The ingredients necessary are;

  • Whole-wheat flour
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Honey
  • Buttermilk or sour milk
  • Olive oil
  • Sunflower seeds ( optional)

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 55 minutes

Total time: 1 hour

Kitchen accessories you will need;

  • Two bowls
  • Wooden spoon
  • A whisk
  • 9-5 rectangle baking pan

Recipe notes in this bread;

  • Preheat the oven to right temperatures.
  • Whisk together all the dry ingredients to ensure even distribution of the baking soda. Which also helps to ensure uniform rising in the bread.
  • Do not over stir the wet and dry ingredients, combine and stir until they are well moist.
  • Place the mixture in the pan and oven immediately after combining the ingredients.

This recipe is from the blog SheLoves Biscotti by Maria Vannelli. Click here for instructions of preparing the bread and any other information.

Emergency no yeast bread

It is a no yeast, egg-free, no-rise bread recipe. It is quick, easy, and straightforward, and anyone can bake it. The method uses only four essential ingredients.It does not need a strong bread flour as the dough does not require kneading to develop the gluten. This recipe will give you a hearty and rustic loaf

Essential ingredients for this bread;

  • All-purpose flour
  • Plain milk or a 50;50 mixture of yogurt and water
  • Baking powder
  • Salt

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Tips and recipe notes for this bread recipe are;

  • The dough must be a flat pancake, not more than 3 cm deep when it goes into the oven for it to cook properly in the middle.
  • For a vegan loaf, use soy or nut milk and add lemon juice before mixing the dough.
  • The recipe cannot use gluten-free wheat flour.
  • It is best to enjoy the bread while fresh, but you can still freeze it.

Helen Best-Shaw with the blog Fuss Free Flavours is behind this fantastic recipe. Here is the link to this recipe.

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