How to make Home-made Bread from Scratch

We shared a video with a step by step tutorial on how to make your own bread at home. This is a simple and easier method; best for home baking.

If you have a small microwave size oven or a home cooker with an oven; you can make your own fresh bread at home. Please watch the method below. Ingredients and quantities shared below as well:

Bread recipe quantities:

  • All- Purpose Flour – 1 ½ Cups (195 – 200 gms)
  • Yeast (Instant) – ¾ teaspoon
  • Vegetable Oil – 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) **You can also use Butter or Margarine
  • Sugar – 2 Tablespoons (25 gms)
  • Salt – ¼ teaspoon (Pinch)
  • Water (Lukewarm) – (approx.) 1/3 – 2/3 cup (85 – 160 ml)
  • Egg – 1 pce (beaten) – Egg wash

This is for a small loaf pan bread yield (Pan is appx. 5″x2″) You can double the recipe for a regular sized loaf pan. (9″ x 4″ bread pan)

RESOURCES: Tips for beginners on bread baking and using yeast:

All the best; please do comment below if you have tried the recipe out or if you have any other bread making related questions.

If you would like to get our main recipe book: Baking with Amari: Cakes, Cookies and Breads. Click here for full information on how to get the book.

Happy Baking!

Published by Maureen Kamari

Amari Baking Center offers baking classes to those who want to learn how to bake. We train our students using Cookswell original charcoal ovens. We also offer basic business start-up training for those who want to start small baking businesses. We do groups vocational training anywhere in East Africa as well. We hold classes in our home-based bakery workshop located on Ndwaru road in Riruta, Nairobi; off Naivasha road, next to Pelida School. We use original Cookswell charcoal ovens to bake and train our students due to their efficiency, effectiveness and economy. They are the best option for anyone starting a small baking business on a budget.

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