Easiest bread recipe, 4 ingredient rustic bread – baker bettie

This is the easiest bread recipe. Banana nut bread cake With only 4 ingredients (water, flour, yeast, salt) and no-kneading you can have fresh bread our of your own oven! If you are scared of using yeast, this bread will get your feet wet!

I feel like I have been away for ages. Banana nut bread pioneer woman I don’t like that. Banana nut bread with buttermilk It’s like missing a friend so terribly but then getting incredibly excited when you get to see them again.

That is this. Easy banana bread no eggs This blog, you readers, creating recipes… all of it. How to make banana bread pudding It feels good to be back. How to make banana bread without eggs Even though I feel bumbly and out of practice.

To catch up for a minute, we are finally settled into our place in Philly. Banana nut bread recipe healthy We got here on the 15th after two very long and stressful days of driving with cats crying in the backseat as if I was murdering them.

I felt like a terrible cat mother because I could not sooth them. Healthy banana bread muffins I was sure they would never let me force cuddle them again. Best banana bread recipe uk But thankfully I was wrong.

The day after we got our moving truck cleared out and into our place I went on another long drive from Philly to Cape Cod for a fantastic bachelorette party for my bestie.

I feel like I got my city driving feet wet quickly with my drive into New York City on the way to pick up a friend for the party. Best banana bread recipe sour cream I also think I’m completely insane for doing that.

But it worked out well and now I think it might be a dangerous thing to know that I could do it sort of easily. Banana bread with sour cream martha stewart New York City has a magnetic pull on me.

I have finally had some time to get everything organized and functional in our place. Banana bread with sour cream and chocolate chips Mainly the kitchen, which I LOVE! It is amazing. Banana bread with sour cream and brown sugar So open with tons of light from our huge windows and it just feels so good to cook in it. Banana bread nutrition facts I feel happy in there.

It is starting to feel like home. Healthy banana bread with greek yogurt I have no doubt that it will be far more inspiring than my closed in little box from our last place.

Before we left I was dreaming up a new series called “Back to Basics” focusing on standard baked goods. Moist banana bread muffins I wanted to simplify recipes and do some baking science to make baking feel very approachable.

The second I started to tell my husband about the series he interrupted me and said, “That all sounds great. Banana nut bread moist But I see one problem. Easy banana bread recipe uk You need to call it Back to ‘Bake’sics. Banana bread recipe with sour cream and brown sugar Get it?…” So here we are.

It all started with that 5 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe I posted. Banana loaf with chocolate chips I love the idea of a stripped down recipe. Gluten free banana chocolate chip bread Down to just the basics. Moist banana chocolate chip bread It helps understand baking science and then gives you a blank slate to get creative.

So today we are doing a blank slate bread recipe. Healthy chocolate chip banana bread An extremely simple, no-knead, 4 ingredient bread recipe. Banana bread without nuts It really can’t get much more simple.

I have heard many people say that they are scared to use yeast or that they always kill it. Healthy banana chocolate chip bread But trust me, this is fool proof! No special baking skills or equipment required! This is the recipe to get those who are afraid of yeast comfortable with it so you can try more complicated recipes later!

Yeast- For this simple and basic recipe you can really use any kind of active yeast. Banana nut chocolate chip bread Active dry, rapid rise, or cake or fresh yeast (though this is very difficult to find). Banana walnut chocolate chip bread Just don’t use nutritional yeast! That is a whole other animal.

If you buy bulk yeast, store it in the freezer to keep it fresh.

Water- Water wakes up and activates the yeast. Best banana bread muffins Here is where people may be “killing” the yeast. Banana bread muffins healthy You want warm water. Vegan chocolate chip banana bread Not hot! Just lukewarm. Chocolate chip banana bread recipe martha stewart Somewhere between 100-110 degrees F. Banana bread recipe applesauce But here is the thing: If you don’t have a thermometer and are scared of killing the yeast, play it safe by going cooler.

Cold water won’t ruin the recipe. Paleo banana nut bread It will just take it much longer to rise. Banana nut bread recipe paula deen Try for at least room temperature water.

Flour- Flour is the yeast’s food. Banana bread beer recipe Yeast feeds on sugar and will break down the starch in the flour to eat and grow or rise. Peanut butter banana bread with chocolate chips Bread flour or all-purpose flour can be used.

If all you have on hand is self-rising flour, that is fine, but leave out the other salt in the recipe. Banana bread without buttermilk Salt is already in self-rising flour and too much salt can kill yeast.

Salt- Salt not only flavors the bread, but also slows down the yeast a bit. Banana bread recipe muffins Dough without salt will rise much faster resulting in larger air pockets and an uneven crumb to the bread.

Kosher salt is preferable because it has a bit of a course grain to it, but if you only have table salt you can use it. Banana bread recipe vegan Just cut the amount of salt in the recipe in half.

That’s it. Banana bread muffins with chocolate chips Yeast, water, flour, and salt! If you buy yeast in bulk like me, you probably always have all of these ingredients on hand. Banana bread muffins uk It is really nice to be able to whip up a loaf of bread on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

And if you don’t want to sit around waiting for it to rise, store the dough in the fridge over night or even for a few days. Banana bread recipe with cream cheese It will slowly rise and will be ready for you when you want to make some bread!

This is a very rustic free form bread recipe. Banana cake without baking soda You can form it into two loafs or one big circle. Banana bread chocolate chip muffins I did a circular large loaf in my cast iron skillet because my baking sheets are all still in Kansas. Banana bread with almond flour I’m totally not sad about it. Banana muffins with chocolate chips (That is a bold faced lie)

You could also use an oven proof pot. Banana bread with almond meal But just don’t use a glass pan. Gluten free banana bread almond meal This bread is a bit crusty and it will be difficult or impossible to get out of the pan.

You could also stir in some fresh herbs, garlic, nuts, or seeds when making the dough. Gluten free banana bread almond flour It is a blank slate! Do with it as you wish.

I just made it plain and then used it for breakfast sandwiches. Banana bread recipe walnuts I then made croutons for our salads and bread crumbs with some of the drier bits.

I still have about half a loaf left and might make some bread pudding or a sweet strata later today. How to make healthy banana bread Aaaand my husband just woke up requesting french toast.

What baking questions do you have? Or do you have any requests for some simple recipes of a certain baked good? I love to make baking more approachable for people! Tools I used for this recipe…

• Add the flour and salt and stir until combined. Banana bread mini muffins The batter will be lumpy, but there should not be any visibly dry flour left.

• Cover with a towel or loose plastic wrap and let rise until double in size, about 2 hours. Banana bread brown sugar (this time will be shorter if using rapid rise yeast)

• Generously sprinkle flour over top of risen dough and cover hands with flour. Moist banana cake recipe with oil Pick up the dough and pull down on the sides shaping into desired shape. Banana loaf recipe with oil Transfer onto baking sheet, skillet or pot.

• Slash the top of the dough several times with a sharp knife.

• Bake for 45 mins-1 hour until the browned on top and cooked through.

• If bread is left over, place sliced side down on a cutting board and leave and room temperature.

I’m not quite sure what you mean. Banana cake recipe with oil not butter You do pretty much nothing! You cover the bowl with a towel or plastic wrap and just let it sit there and rise. Banana cake recipe with oil After about 2 hours, sprinkle the flour on top of the dough and then shape it how you want it. Easy banana cake recipe with oil Let it rise again, then bake it!

Let me know if one of the steps in the recipe description isn’t clear. Banana bread recipe with self rising flour I will try to edit it to make it make more sense!

Kayle! I really do want to do that! My husband and I are going back to Kansas next week for a wedding but maybe the week after or really just anytime before I start culinary school. Moist chocolate chip banana bread recipe I’m still looking for a job. Recipe for chocolate chip banana bread Email me and we’ll find a time that works!

gahhh I didn’t see thiiis because I should probably click the lil thing about being notified of follow up comments! BUT YES! You fb’d me already and I’ve already agreed but I’ll say it again: foooooodie daaaate woot!

Alright girl this looks like something I can handle lol I love this “Back to Bake-ics” I am not the best in the kitchen (just ask my sister) ??

This might be a silly question but can you use whole wheat flour or possibly even make this gluten free?? Or did I just make it 10x more difficult? ??

HAHA Chrissi, no. Banana bread with chocolate chips and walnuts Those are great questions. Healthy banana nut muffin recipe Typically I don’t like the texture of bread when I use all whole wheat flour, so I would suggest using a combination of the two. Banana bread donna hay I would say try 2 cups whole wheat and 2 cups white or 3 cups whole wheat and 1 cup white. Old fashioned banana bread recipe (you want a little bit less flour if you are using wheat flour because it is heavier than white flour) I personally have not had a lot of luck making yeast bread gluten free, but I also haven’t tried a gluten free all-purpose mix. 3 ingredient banana bread And one of my readers told me they tried my pretzels with a gluten-free all purpose mix and that it worked great so it might work with this too! Let me know if you do try it and if it works!

Glad to hear you all survived the big move! Your new kitchen looks great and more importantly, this bread looks amazing. Healthy gluten free banana bread So simple but beautiful and delicious! I can’t believe you drove into Manhattan ??

If you want to keep it in the fridge until you are ready for it you can put it in there right after mixing the dough. Banana bread recipe eggless Keep it wrapped but not completely airtight. Vegan banana bread muffins Either put a lid on it not completely pressed down or wrap with plastic wrap loosely. Gluten free oatmeal banana bread The cold slows down the rise but it will slowly rise in there. Vegan gluten free banana bread When you are ready to use it pull it out and start at step 4 to continue making the bread.

I am confused about the cup measurments, do you mean drinking cup like coffee or teacup? We/here use weights like ounces/pounds. Gluten free banana bread muffins Please clarify, I am so eager to try your recipe.

A cup is a measuring tool we use to measure by volume. Healthy banana bread no sugar Like these: http://www.kingarthurflour.com/shop/items/measuring-cups-set-of-7?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=CPC&utm_campaign=Shopping&utm_keyword=King+Arthur+Flour+Measuring+Cups+-+Set+of+7&gclid=CJSu87Wv_LoCFUjNOgodoBwA9A It is equivalent to 8 fluid ounces if you are measuring liquids. Vegan banana bread easy However, if you are measuring dry ingredients the weight varies depending on what you are measuring. Healthy banana bread recipe uk For the purposes of this recipe you need 16 oz water (2 cups) and 19.5 ounces of flour (4 1/3 cup). Banana loaf recipe easy Hope this helps!

I just recently found your recipes, I’m just learning how to bake and these basic recipes are easy to follow and so handy for a beginner just starting out who hasn’t got all the utensils for baking. Easy moist banana cake recipe So Thankyou I’m currently waiting for the two hours to finish, so I can put it in the oven. Banana cake recipe easy I can’t wait to taste it I’ve already made your pancakes and they were yummy!

This looks/sounds awesome and easy but I actually prefer using just whole wheat flour, no white flour. Banana cake recipe easy moist I would like a rise comparable to a wheat/white mix, though. Super moist banana nut bread recipe Would the addition of some vital wheat gluten accomplish this and if so, how much would you recommend?

This recipe is SO EASY and comes out DELICIOUS! I have always found bread difficult to make but this has made me a avid believer. Banana cake with chocolate chips I have made this bread three times. Banana cake recipe moist I put 1/3 c. Banana cake recipe moist fluffy corn meal in the first time, w/1 cup stone ground wheat and 3 cups white bread flour. Banana cake recipe easy and quick I use rapid rise yeast and it really rises beautifully every time. Super moist banana cake recipe Today I’m making it with just white bread flour and King Arthur stone ground wheat flour. Banana loaf recipe uk My husband loves it this way. Best moist banana cake recipe I’m looking forward to making it with all stone ground wheat to see what happens. Moist banana cake recipe I like rustic!

Thanks for the comment Maurizo. Moist banana cake recipe jamie oliver This post is quite old and I am learning much more about more advanced bread baking techniques! I agree with you on the naturally leavened stuff! So much more flavor! This quick bread is nice in a pinch but definitely not the same in flavor profile!

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I love making bread but, stopped when my food processor broke. Best banana chocolate chip bread recipe I have bad arthritis in my hands so can’t knead the dough. Banana chocolate chip bread recipe My daughter sent me this recipe a few days ago and it is really awesome. Banana nut bread with applesauce I am thrilled that I can make bread again especially one so good. Best banana nut muffin recipe Tytyty so much for an amazing recipe.

Everything is lovely! The cats, kitchen, APPLIANCES, easy bread recipe! Could you please sign me up for other recipes? Or please let me know how to? I make my biscuits old fashioned….and they are fabulous! Would love to see all your ideas! How do you feel about adding rootbeer extract to pancakes? Plus diced fruit cocktail? Thank you so much for publishing this recipe. Banana cake recipe without butter I am disable and will get other needed ingredients next month. Healthy banana bread with yogurt I can hardly wait. Banana bread with oat flour Thanks again for the uplift today! You certainly raised my spirits!!

Hi I’ve baked several recipes, my dough doesnt rise the second time? Although Im baking with gluten/wheat free flour other recipes it didnt behave different to other flours! Advise please

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