8 Easy Bread Recipes-NO Bread Machine & Few Ingredients

Easy Bread Recipes WITHOUT a Bread Maker – My Favorite Homemade Bread Recipes with NO Bread Machine Needed. Ready to make bread at home but WITHOUT a bread maker? These 8 easy home bread recipes below are my favorite recipes to make bread without a bread machine. Super simple, few ingredients and LOTS of different types of bread recipes from breakfast breads and printable bread recipes to Christmas breads to give as gifts.

Bread Recipes NO bread machine - Make Bread WITHOUT a Bread Machine. 8 easy homemade bread recipes with few ingredients - no bread maker needed. Breakfast bread, beer bread, 3 ingredient banana bread without cake mix and with, 4 ingredient homemade bread and bread recipes for Christmas gifts. Printable bread recipes too

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Bread Recipes - Make Bread WITHOUT a Bread Machine. 8 easy homemade bread recipes with few ingredients - no bread maker needed. Breakfast bread, beer bread, 3 ingredient banana bread without cake mix and with, 4 ingredient homemade bread and bread recipes for Christmas gifts. Printable bread recipes too

Best Homemade Bread Recipes

I’ve tried a LOT of bread recipes in my years, but these 8 bread recipes below are my all-time favorites.

All these homemade bread recipes:

  • do NOT require a bread maker or bread machine,
  • have few ingredients,
  • are easy to make,
  • and are absolutely DELICIOUS!
  • 4-Ingredient Homemade Bread

    Easy homemade bread recipes without a bread maker or bread machine! This 4 ingredient bread recipe is very simple to make, flavorful and savory just like grandma used to make

    This super simple 4-ingredient bread recipe is not only super simple to make, it also is the easiest way to make bread WITHOUT a bread maker.

    Many have told me it tastes just like Panera bread, but to me, it takes just like my Grandmother’s homemade bread!

    I make this bread all the time to go with my easy homemade soup recipes – yum!

    Ingredients

    • 3 Cups flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp activated yeast
    • 1 1/2 Cups hot water (NOT boiling)

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
    2. Mix all ingredients together in a big bowl with a big spoon (note: mixture will be VERY sticky)
    3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit for 4 hours
    4. Dump mixture onto floured surface and sprinkle bread mixture with flour
    5. Shape bread mixture – do NOT knead, just shape it
    6. Sprinkle loaf with flour so outsides are no longer sticky
    7. Place loaf on a lined, or sprayed, pan
    8. Bake for about 1 hour (depending on your oven)

    Note: for best results, cook in a large pot, like this Dutch oven. Bake with the lid ON for about 30 minutes, then remove the lid to bake for the remaining time.

    Here’s the full bread recipe for you to pin to Pinterest:

    Best homemade bread recipe-NO machine needed. THis simple 4 ingredient bread recipe does NOT require a bread maker or bread machine - and NO KNEADING required either

    3 Ingredient Banana Bread

    3 ingredient banana bread - TWO easy 3 ingredient recipes one WITHOUT cake mix and one WITH cake mix - so easy and SO delicious

    These super simple 3 ingredient banana bread recipes are not only easy to make, they also do NOT require a bread maker or bread machine.

    There are 2 ways to make this 3 ingredient banana bread – one WITHOUT cake mix as one of the 3 ingredients and one WITH cake mix – your choice.

    Neither recipe has butter or oil either.

    For best results use really ripe bananas so they’re soft and super sweet.

    Also feel free to top your banana bread with cinnamon and sugar, chocolate chips or whatever you want.

    Did you know… you can make banana bread in your air fryer?

    Here’s how

    3 Ingredient Banana Bread WITHOUT Cake Mix:

    Ingredients:

    • 4 Mashed Bananas
    • 3/4 Cups Milk
    • 1 1/2 Cups Self Rising Flour

    Instructions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350
    2. Line (or grease) loaf pan
    3. Mix milk and mashed bananas in a large bowl
    4. Mix in flour
    5. Pour batter into loaf pan
    6. Bake for 30 minutes (or until knife or toothpick comes out clean)
    7. Let cool before slicing

    3 Ingredient Banana Bread WITH Cake Mix:

    Ingredients:

    • 4 Mashed Bananas
    • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
    • 2 Large Eggs

    Instructions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350
    2. Gently whisk eggs in large mixing bowl
    3. Mix in bananas and cake mix
    4. Spray 1 large (or 2 small) loaf pans
    5. Fill pan(s) with bread batter
    6. Bake for 35 minutes (might take longer for one large loaf pan)

    Here’s both banana bread recipe variations for you to pin to Pinterest:

    3 ingredient banana bread recipe WITHOUT cake mix and with cake mix. Easy homemade bread recipes no machine or bread maker needed



    6 Ingredient Beer Bread

    Beer bread recipes variations - EASY 6 ingredient beer bread recipe - 6 steps, one bowl and NO bread machine or bread maker needed

    This unique beer bread recipe is not only delicious, but it is SO easy to make.

    • only SIX ingredients
    • NO bread maker needed
    • ONE bowl
    • six steps
    • and use any kind of beer you want!

    Ingredients:

    • 3 Cups Sifted Flour
    • 3 tsp Baking Powder
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1/4 Cup Sugar
    • 1 1/2 Cups Room Temperature Beer
    • 1/4 Cup Melted Butter

    Instructions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350
    2. Mix all dry ingredients
    3. Mix in beer
    4. Pour bread batter into greased loaf pan
    5. Pour melted butter over loaf batter
    6. Bake 50 minutes or until golden brown

    Tips:

    • Do NOT open the oven to check while cooking – this will cause the bread loaf to “fall” and go flat
    • Once out of the oven, let beer bread cool in the loaf pan until all remaining liquid is absorbed, then take loaf out of pan to cool the rest of the way (I put it on a paper towel)
    • Let bread cool completely before slicing or else it will be too “gooey” when you slice it.

    Here’s the full beer bread recipe for you to pin to Pinterest:

    Easy beer bread recipes-NO bread maker needed. Siple 6 ingredient beer bread recipes. 6 simple steps and mixed in ONE bowl. Unique beer bread recipes variations that are so simple to make

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    Christmas Breads For Gifts

    Do you make homemade bread to give as Christmas gifts?

    I sure do!

    I love to make a bunch of loaves early in the season and freeze them so I always have a loaf of homemade bread to give as a hostess gift etc.

    Here are my favorite EASY Christmas bread recipes for gifts.

    5 Minute Cinnamon Bread

    This easy cinnamon bread recipe is so easy to make – and the bread recipe does NOT use yeast.

    You do NOT need a bread maker or a bread machine either.

    You just mix all the dry ingredients in one bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients in another bowl, then combine it all together.

    And let me tell you this:

    Your house will smell AMAZING when this bread is baking in your oven!

    Christmas Cranberry Mini Bread

    Nothing says Christmas like fresh cranberries, right?

    These mini cranberry bread loaves are another of my favorite bread recipes for Christmas gifts.

    One Minute Banana Bread

    My absolute FAVORITE bread to make for Christmas gift giving is this one minute banana bread.

    Yep, ONE MINUTE.

    She mixes everything in the blender, pours in a line loaf pan, and bakes it in the oven.

    So simple and it is very, VERY good!

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    Printable Bread Recipes:

    If you’re looking for some printable bread recipes, below are my favorite unique bread recipe variations that I have printed out.

    None of these bread recipes below require a bread maker or bread machine either!

    Cinnamon Applesauce Bread

    If you love apple bread, you will LOVE this unique variation of apple bread!

    She calls it Cinnamon Applesauce Bread – and it is SO yummy!

    Takes about 15 minutes to mix everything together.

    Bakes for an hour.

    And NO bread maker or bread machine needed!

    Blueberry Breakfast Bread

    When it comes to easy, unique and DELICIOUS breakfast bread recipes, this blue berry breakfast bread recipe below is my favorite.

    We make it every year for our Christmas brunch.

    You can use fresh or frozen blueberries too!

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