Simple, Easy, 5-Ingredient Bread

Here’s another from the archives, that people have been requesting!


Fresh from the oven!
Fresh from the oven!

Soft on the inside, with a nice little crust on the outside.

Delicious, homemade bread!
It slices beautifully!

This bread is a bit dense, but not super heavy like I thought it might be. Yummy stuff! Are ya ready to bake? 


That’s it! Pretty simple, eh?

I should mention a couple of my personal notes here.

First, I changed the amount of yeast in the original recipe from 1 3/4 tablespoons to 2 tablespoons, simply because it is easier. lol It made the bread rise nicely though, and I think if I had used less, it would have been more dense.

Secondly, I didn’t ever turn out my bread to knead on the counter. I let my KitchenAid do all the work for me. :)  If you don’t have a KitchenAid though (or a good bread/dough mixer), make sure not to skip that step!

Lastly, if you don’t have honey, you can use the same amount of sugar as you would honey, but add 1/4 cup of oil to the recipe when you are adding the salt. (step 4)  Then bake it at 350° instead of 325°.

Even though I know this was posted on Facebook, I want to give you the link to the original recipe. Why? Because it is the nice thing to do.

You can find it here.

Happy Baking, my friends!

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7 thoughts on “Simple, Easy, 5-Ingredient Bread”

  1. Ronni says:

    Bread is good for the soul =-) This looks amazing – do you think I could use the same recipe in a breadmaker?

    1. Tori says:

      Hi Ronni!

      I think just about any bread recipe can be made in a bread machine, but most times you need to cut the original recipe in half. Check out this page – it tells you different methods you can use to convert: Converting Traditional Recipes to Bread Machine

      Hope this helps!

  2. Summer says:

    I LOVE mama Tori’s homemade bread! DELISH!!!

    1. Tori says:

      Thanks, sweetie! I will get some made for you again soon.

  3. Carla says:

    I bet the Honey adds a nice sweetness. I’ll have to try that the next time. Thank you!

    1. Tori says:

      You’re welcome, Carla! I love baking, and especially bread, but the easier the recipes are, the better. LOL! If you try it, let me know how it turns out!

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