Homemade no yeast bread

Still haven’t taken the plunge? Try this easy bread recipe which does not use yeast.

Ingredients:

  • 515g all purpose flour
  • 1 & ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 & ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 60g unsalted butter, melted
  • 40g honey or 25g sugar
  • 1 and ¾ cup buttermilk – to prepare buttermilk add 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice or white vinegar and the the 1 and ¾ cup of milk and whisk together, let sit for 5 minutes before use.
  • Optional – 1 tablespoon oats for topping.

Method :

  1. Preheat oven to 400F/240C/Gas Mark 6
  2. Whisk flour, salt and baking soda together in a large bowl and set aside ( for flavour you can add a tablespoon of any herbs you prefer for extra taste)
  3. In a separate bowl mix the melted butter,honey or sugar together.
  4. Pour into the flour mixture and combine.
  5. Pour in buttermilk a little at a time and mix everytime you add the buttermilk.
  6. Pour dough and any flour crumbs that haven’t been incorporated onto a lightly floured surface and work the dough into a ball.
  7. Flatten the dough ball down a bit (if dough is too sticky add more flour)
  8. Transfer into a prepared dish & brush with 1 tablespoon of buttermilk
  9. Using a sharp knife score an X into top of dough without scoring.
  10. Sprinkle with oats or sea salt on top (optional)
  11. Bake for about 45 minutes or until bread is golden brown.

Recipe thanks to Baked With Love