No-Rise Bread

I love homemade bread, but let’s face it, I don’t always have a couple of hours to get a loaf to the table. We just won’t mention the fact that I am often just not organized enough. So here it is, the most delicious quick, no-rise bread. When I say delicious, I do mean delicious. I’ve made dinner rolls, roasted tomato focaccia (forgot to snap a pic before I took my pizza wheel to it), even cinnamon rolls. From start to finish I can have some sort of bread made in less than 20 minutes, I kid you not, even with little distractions I like to call kiddos. They love to help with the very small amount of kneading and shaping and they eat it up in a snap. Today I was just too tired to bother, so instead of shaping it into individual rolls or a loaf, I just patted it out into a cookie sheet and then made one ginormous tuna sandwich to feed all six of us. I like to call it a picnic loaf, as it sounds much better than a lazy, couldn’t be bothered loaf. One of these days I am going to try using half wholemeal flour as it would be better for us, but it sure does make yummy white bread. It truly is a no work, no time, no sweat recipe that’ll knock the socks off of homemade bread lovers. Do try it, you’ll be glad you did.

food • Friday, July 23rd, 2010 • 31 Comments »
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31 Responses to “No-Rise Bread”

  1. I always make yogurt bread. I’m a little alarmed by yeast.

  2. olivia says:

    those little rolls look good, I think I’m going to try the recipe out tonight. Thanks for sharing

  3. Sue says:

    Sounds good, just one question, what sort of yeast do you use, dried or the fast action type?

  4. Jennifer says:

    Sue, I just use the dried yeast and it works great. Hope you enjoy them.

  5. tif says:

    we have a picnic planned for next sunday… and I LOVE your tuna sandwich idea……
    LOVE IT!
    I am gonna steal it… make it…. and blog it.
    (if you dont mind!) teehee~

  6. Jennifer says:

    Tif, go right ahead. It’s kind of nice and very easy to make one big sandwich. Let me know how it goes.

  7. Emily says:

    This is just the sort of bread recipe I need – easy & quick! Thanks for sharing. It’s been a while since I’ve made homemade bread {besides pizza dough, quick breads}. Somehow I’m just not as motivated in the warmer months.

  8. I am waiting here for dinner to arrive home, courtesy of Mr M and our lovely Indian restaurant, and that looks so yummy!

    Thanks for popping by and visiting me today. Hope to see you again soon!

  9. Petit Filoux says:

    That looks seriously yum, I’m definitely going to try it out! Thanks for the recipe link!

  10. Trudy says:

    Jen, did you have to adjust the baking powder for the high altitude? Your photos are truly beautiful… great it would be to see them in a cookbook! Better than that though, is that everything you photograph tastes just as yummy as it looks!

  11. Jennifer says:

    Nope, I sure didn’t, which is really nice having a baking recipe that I don’t have to adjust. Thanks for the compliments.

  12. val says:

    This looks gorgeous bread …. and real quick! I wonder if it needs the quick yeast and actual bread flour rather than just regular flour?
    Happy 20 Minutering!

  13. Jennifer says:

    Val, you just need regular dried yeast and all purpose flour. Enjoy!

  14. Thanks so much for this Jennifer…I am getting into making bread by hand using spelt and other flours at the moment so this is a godsend…will go and try!

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  16. Emily says:

    we were going to have sandwiches today. but when i got down the hoagies to use-they were moldy. i quickly found this recipe and made it in approx. 15 minutes!!!! it was a lifesaver. and it tastes soooo good! better that the bread i usually make! i would definitely recommend this!

  17. Whitney says:

    Where can i find the recipe at?

  18. Juli says:

    Why oh why can I not find the recipe??
    Was looking forward to making this!

  19. Jennifer says:

    If you click on the link and scroll down a bit in the post, the recipe is right there. Enjoy!

  20. Mary Wirick says:

    where is the recipe?

  21. Mary Wirick says:

    My daughter found the recipe on her i pad, but it is not on my computor. Only the pictures

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  23. Kristy Fun says:

    great article , i enjpyed reading it alot. premestrelita

  24. Ellen says:

    Hi! Just made these tonite on the fly, needed something fast. They were so good! Thank you so much for the recipe. I LOVE knowing I have a roll recipe that works in half an hour! What a wonderful find! 🙂

  25. Kayskrafts says:

    I stumbled upon your blog and was so pleased to find this recipe! I supervise an after school program and try to have a variety of activities….one being bread making! The students had a blast and loved how simple it was! Their creativity shined through with all the shapes they did- star, snowman, braids, and a turtle to name a few. Thank you for posting! (^_^)

  26. Shell Rowe says:

    I made this in a dutch oven. It took as long as any brad I made in the does oven about does- 40 min. I guess that makes for the extra cooking time required?

  27. Lisa M. Calder says:

    Awesome recipe! I topped mine with garlic salt mixed in the olive oil and then sprinkled Parmesan cheese and Italian spices on the top. SO good!! I will definitely make this again! How do I pint this on Pinterest though? Thanks!

  28. Frank says:

    Great! I do this as well. Being able to have fresh bread at short notice is a wonderful thing, generally underappreciated in many places I think.

  29. Helen says:

    I am so impressed with this recipe. I used it as a sermon illustration in church today. The children made the bread and we ate it after the service. Delicious and so easy! Also my son, who is very fussy about bread (white sliced only) likes it too – result!!

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