Delicious and Simple to make Bread Recipes (with no yeast)

Bread without yeast is a quick bread. It is the best way to make homemade bread when you don’t have too much time on your side or when you are not ready for all the hassle.

To make no yeast bread, it only involves combining the dry and wet ingredients and folding the mixtures for an even rise.

In these bread recipes, they use baking soda or baking powder to get a quick rise. Read through…

Irish Soda Bread

The Irish bread is unique as it uses only four ingredients, and it’s a quick recipe without yeast. It uses baking soda instead of yeast as so it is dense. The bread has a rustic flavor, great crust and can keep well for some days. It has a proper crump like the usual bread. It is an excellent last-minute bread as it is quick.

The four ingredients you need;

  • Flour;
  • Baking soda;
  • Buttermilk or milk and vinegar/ lemon juice
  • Salt;

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Some tips to note when in this recipe;

  • Use either white flour or whole-wheat. The former gives a tender crumb while the latter adds to the flavor. You can also use both for the best results.
  • After adding the buttermilk, get it in the oven within 3 minutes.
  • Do not knead for more than 10 minutes for a softer crumb.
  • Use enough flour to shape and move the dough.
  • You can also try a flavored version dry oats, seeds or raisins.

This recipe is from the food blog RecipeTin Eats, and it is available on this link

Olive oil bread

With this easy recipe, you can have fresh bread in a few minutes. There are two methods of making this bread; bowl and food processor method. The recipe can make four little mini loaves. You can serve it with soups or salads.

The olive oil bread ingredients include;

  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Warm water
  • Herbs like rosemary (optional)

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Tips and recipe notes for the olive oil bread recipe include;

  • For extra flavor, add some fresh or dried herbs.
  • It is best to serve the bread while fresh. You can still keep in an airtight container for some days.
  • Both methods of making the bread work well but the bowl one is easier in the end as cleaning the food processor can be a hassle.
  • Use either a non-stick skillet or a cast-iron skillet pan they both pan will work well, but the former is more comfortable.

The olive oil bread recipe is by Liz Thomson of I Heart Vegetables. The link will give you more details regarding this bread.

Honey wheat bread

It is a no yeast, no-knead quick bread. This homemade wheat bread is easy and fast. It uses only a few ingredients and cooks until golden brown. This recipe provides a dense and soft crumb.

The ingredients necessary are;

  • Whole-wheat flour
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Honey
  • Buttermilk or sour milk
  • Olive oil
  • Sunflower seeds ( optional)

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 55 minutes

Total time: 1 hour

Kitchen accessories you will need;

  • Two bowls
  • Wooden spoon
  • A whisk
  • 9-5 rectangle baking pan

Recipe notes in this bread;

  • Preheat the oven to right temperatures.
  • Whisk together all the dry ingredients to ensure even distribution of the baking soda. Which also helps to ensure uniform rising in the bread.
  • Do not over stir the wet and dry ingredients, combine and stir until they are well moist.
  • Place the mixture in the pan and oven immediately after combining the ingredients.

This recipe is from the blog SheLoves Biscotti by Maria Vannelli. Click here for instructions of preparing the bread and any other information.

Beer bread

It is a no-knead bread recipe and requires no baking skills. It is quick, easy, and tasty. It uses only three ingredients. It does not have a strong beer taste, and even kids can have it. You can eat it on its own, with soup or chill and also toasting with butter and jam. The beer has yeast, and this helps the bread to rise.

The beer bread ingredients are;

  • Self-rising flour
  • Room temperature beer
  • Sugar
  • Salt (optional)

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Tips and recipe notes for the beer bread

  • Sugar gives the food a good flavor, but you can still omit it.
  • You can add raisins or cinnamon to give the bread a sweet taste and dried herbs and cheese to make it spicy.
  • Store any leftovers in a plastic wrap or foil in a cool, dry place for some days.

The beer bread recipe by Blair is from the food blog The Seasoned Mom. For additional information on the method click here

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