Simple 3 ingredient dutch oven no knead bread
I sat down and figured out how much it cost to make this loaf, I purchased a 25lb bag of AP flour and a 5oz jar of yeast, I already had salt.
Here's how it broke down: Flour .27 cents, Yeast .04 cents, Salt .01 cent.......that adds up to .32 cents and you can round up for the electricity used so each loaf is around $0.40 cents to make the most delicious bread for soups, stews, spaghetti, I love to toast it and put butter and honey on it.
- 3 Cups all purpose flour
- 1/4 Teaspoon yeast (not rapid rise)
- 1 Teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 Cups very hot water
- Dutch Oven
- Parchment paper
After 30 minutes your bread should look like this, remove bread and parchment paper (careful it's hot) and place bread back in the dutch oven without the parchment paper and bake uncovered for about 10 more minutes until the crust is a beautiful golden brown.
When it comes out of the oven it is gorgeous and crusty and smells so good. Let it cool slightly before you slice it, I've tried slicing it right out the oven and I just end up mangling it and burning my hands so wait a bit before you slice it. This bread goes with anything, soups, stew, spaghetti, I even toast it in the morning and put butter and honey or peanut butter and jelly on it. If you happen to have leftovers (which I highly doubt) just put it in a resealable bag, make sure to use it up within a few days.
I promise this is the easiest bread recipe, I am not an experienced bread maker so if I can make this then you can make this. None of us can leave home and socialize right now so you have time to practice and perfect your technique and when you are finally reunited with your loved ones and friends you can bring your delicious bread to dinners and get togethers.