This Best Bread Machine Bread Recipe is going to become a family favorite! This soft and easy bread requires no kneading by hand or turning on your oven, winner! With a prep time of 10 minutes, you can be enjoying this homemade bread loaf from the comfort of your home, thanks to the bread machine for all the work it will be doing.

Making your own bread is the best way to enjoy fresh bread with none of the preservatives! If you don’t have a bread machine, you can still make your very own sandwich bread loaf.

Loaf of bread machine bread on a towel.

How to make the Best Bread Machine Bread Recipe?

For this recipe, don’t follow the typical instructions for a bread machine maker. Use the steps in this recipe or else your bread will not rise.

  • Add warm water to the bread pan. Sprinkle yeast over water and sugar over yeast. The sugar helps activate the yeast quicker.
  • Add the oil and salt to pan. TIP: You can use Olive oil, Canola oil or Vegetable oil in this recipe.
  • Add sifted flour to pan. TIP: Sifted flour makes a difference. Don’t skip this step.
  • Place the pan into the bread machine, turn on desired crispiness of crust and let the bread machine to do the rest of the work.

NOTE: Remove bread from pan once baked. If the bread is left in the pan, the sides will not be crispy.

How to make the best bread machine bread recipe. Combining all the ingredients in bowl.

White bread recipe-

I am sure most of you reading this recipe love a good homemade bread recipe. This recipe, with the help of a bread machine, has like a 10-minute prep time. We make this bread more often than any other. It tastes phenomenal.

TIP: Use good quality flour for this recipe. I usually use Canadian flour or Sapphire when baking bread. You can use a combination of bread flour and all-purpose flour as well.

Bread sliced into slices on a cutting board.
Bread loaf sliced into slices on cutting board.

Thanks to my older sis, Olga, for sharing this recipe with me. She is also the genius behind this blueberry no-bake dessert.

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Best Bread Machine Bread Recipe

Author: Valentina
4.79 from 61 votes
The Best Bread Machine Bread Recipe. With a 10-minute prep time, you can enjoy fresh bread. No kneading by hand, no stove needed. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 12 slices


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, measured then sifted
  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp oil


  • Sift flour.
  • Add warm water to the pan of the bread machine. 
  • Sprinkle yeast over water and sprinkle sugar over the yeast. Let the yeast activate and foam for about 5 minutes. 
  • Add the salt, oil, and flour to the pan. 
  • Select the Basic (White Bread) setting and press start. 
    Take the loaf out of the pan once the bread is baked.
    Allow bread to cool on a cooling rack.


This makes a 2-pound loaf. 
You can use Olive oil, Canola or Vegetable oil with great results. 


163kcal Calories32g Carbs4g Protein1g Fat390mg Sodium52mg Potassium1g Fiber7mg Calcium1.9mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Best Bread Machine Bread Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 390mg17%
Potassium 52mg1%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)