Classic Irish Soda Bread

Celebrated St Patrick’s Day with this soda bread and some potatoes of course! 2 cups flour 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cold butter, cubed 2 eggs, divided 3/4 – 1 cup buttermilk 1  Preheat oven to 375.  Spray with cooking spray or line … Continue reading

Amy’s Dinner Loaf

My goal of learning how to make bread is coming along nicely, thanks in part to my neighbor Amy who had a bread making class at her house and taught us how to make this beauty which was surprisingly easy!  Thanks Amy! 1 tablespoon yeast 3 tablespoons sugar, divided 1 1/3 cups very warm water … Continue reading

Cinnamon Twist King Cake

In keeping with my bread making goal for the year, I decided to give this “cake” a go since it is made from a yeast dough.  It came out pretty good, a little  under baked so I need to work on that as it seems to be my main issue with yeast doughs so far … Continue reading

Jean’s Basic Bread Dough

My neighbor Jean shared her bread recipe with me (and gave me permission to share it with you) so I decided to give it a go.  The recipe makes 5 loaves!  I decided to make 2 loaves and use the rest of the dough for donuts which Jean showed a group of us how to … Continue reading

Stuffed Mozzarella Garlic Bread

Another quick and easy bread recipe for you, also delicious! 1 can refrigerated crusty French loaf 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1  Heat oven to 350.  Line cookie sheet with foil.  Place dough seam side down on sheet. 2  Using a sharp knife, cut half inch deep … Continue reading

Garlic Parmesan Loaf

Super easy and tasty side dish for a good winter’s dinner! 1 can refrigerated crusty French loaf 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese 1  Heat oven to 350.  Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.  Place dough seam side down on sheet.  Cut slits or slashes in dough as … Continue reading

Basic White Bread

Working on that learn how to make bread goal.  Making bread is hard!  But this turned out pretty good even though I had my doubts. 1 cup warm milk 1 cup warm water 4 tablespoons butter, softened 4 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 tablespoons instant yeast 4 1/2 – 6 cups unbleached white … Continue reading