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Best Bread Machine Bread Recipe

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
Author: Valentina


  • 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.