No Yeast 4 Ingredient Bread

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How to prepare No Yeast 4 Ingredient Bread


  1. 500 g regular cake or all-purpose flour *
  2. 2 tsp baking powder **
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. 310 ml milk***
Delicious buttered No Yeast bread



  • Heat the oven to 210°C / 375°F
  • Mix the dry ingredients.
  • Stir in the milk***, and bring the dough together by stirring the ingredients until the milk is mixed with flour and forms a dough.
  • The easiest way to mix would be to use your hands and not a wooden spoon, as you will eventually end up using your hands anyway.
  • Knead the dough briefly until the dough has a uniform consistency.
  • Shape the dough into a round disc, no more than 1 to 1½” thick and deeply score the top with an X.
  • *-*Sprinkle some coarse salt over the top and lightly press it into the dough. (I added this as I love coarse salt on freshly baked bread)
Bake on a hot baking sheet (a hot stone if you have one) at for about 35 minutes until pale brown and sounding hollow when tapped on the bottom.



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Bakers Notes for the next round:

  1. * Use self-raising flour
  2. ** Add additional 1 tsp baking powder (if you prefer to use regular flour
  3. *** Nuke the milk, stir in the baking powder and then add to the dry ingredients.
  4. **** I will place it in a large cake tin and cover the top with baking tray (to create some steam) for the first ±10 minutes and then remove and continue to bake till done. This will create extra fluffy and lighter bread texture.
  5. This to my mind will all help to create a not so dense bread. There is nothing wrong with this one, although I prefer a softer bread. I love the crust and the flavor.

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9 thoughts on “No Yeast 4 Ingredient Bread”

  1. This looks so good, Esme. I have been having trouble finding yeast. Thank goodness I also have sourdough starter. It takes a little bit longer but the bread is good. This looks like a good option if I don’t have a lot of time!

    • Laurie, I am also unable to find yeast that’s why I tried this one and adapted it slightly. I like sourdough although my husband is not fond of it, thus will not use it. Keep me posted should you try this out.


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