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Homemade bread without a bread machine

is there a way i can make homemade bread for sandwhiches,without a bread machine? any recipes? hoping to find the cheapest ones possible.TY!

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Asked by Gods_Girl1979 at 3:09 PM on Feb. 23, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • I suggest looking on Not everyone has a bread maker, but it's not hard to make bread without! Good luck!

    Answer by AdensMama0308 at 3:11 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I was actually thinking about making some... Here's a site I go to for really good recipes.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 3:13 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • If you go to the grocery store and get a packet of the self rising yeast, there is usually a simple but good recipe on the back of it. You can get all the ingrediants while your there too :)

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 3:23 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I made tons of bread with   All without a machine.

    The best bread that I've made is amish friendship bread.  Very sweet but it takes some time to make the starter (10 days)


    Answer by Jademom07 at 3:25 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • If you are new to breads, I suggest that you start with a batter bread, before learning how to work with dough.

    1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
    2 tablespoons shortening
    1 1/4 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
    2 tablespoons white sugar
    2 teaspoons salt
    3 cups sifted all-purpose flour (I use two cups whole wheat pastry flour, and one cup unbleached white flour)
    1 tablespoon butter, melted

    Mix together shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, and 1 1/5 cups flour.
    Add warm water and beat by hand about 300 strokes, or 3 minutes, with an electric mixer. Add remaining flour, scraping bowl often, and mix all together until smooth.
    Cover with a clean cloth and let rise until doubled in volume.
    Stir dough down gently, and spoon into a lightly greased 9x5 inch loaf pan (the batter should be sticky).
    Pat down with floured hands to help shape.


    Answer by rkoloms at 7:04 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Cover again, and let rise for about 30 minutes.
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
    Bake for about 45 minutes. Place on a cooling rack, and brush top with melted butter.

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:05 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Bread machines have only been around for about 25 - 30 years. People have baked bread for centuries without one. Cooks Country on PBS have done breads. I'm sure if you Google bread recipes you will get 1000's. It takes a long time to make though. I used to make challah for our Shabbat dinner on Friday night. With a double rising it could about 4 - 5 hours, so be prepared.

    Answer by robinkane at 8:10 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • lol well i know that bread machines have only been around a few yrs but i am hoping to find a recipe that doesnt take all day. i think i found a few good ones.

    Comment by Gods_Girl1979 (original poster) at 11:43 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

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