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  • Writer's pictureAlyce Lopez


Updated: Dec 9, 2022

"Ain't nobody got time for that!" That's what I used to say when people would say they make their own bread at home. I just don't see myself as the kind of girl that could wait for dough to rise. Well, by TOTAL accident I was "forced" into learning how to make my very own homemade bread. The grocery store was out of bread due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, so mama had to do some problem solving.


Seriously, you know when you go to Cheesecake Factory and they bring out all that bread with warm butter? That's what this tasted like. I made it all in one hour with just 6 ingredients. AND, I had all the ingredients at home except THE MAGICAL INSTANT YEAST!


The yeast made the bread rise while I preheated the oven. Now, that's my kinda yeast. None of this overnight or waiting for hours! I still get my tasty and fresh bread, but all in less than 60 minutes. Whoop whoop!

I was so afraid this was going to be a total Pinterest fail and I would have wasted all the flour. You can see even I was impressed by the quick rising yeast! It was a delicious and exiting process for all of us!



5 3/4 cups of all purpose flour

3 tbsp. sugar

1 1/2 tbsp. of salt

1 1/2 tbsp of Saf Instant Yeast (this is the KEY ingredient)

1 1/2 Tbsp oil

1 3/4 cups warm water (I checked with a thermometer to make sure it read 130° F)


RECIPE: (makes 2 loaves)

  1. Mix all dry ingredients in mixer with the pirate hook looking attachment for 3-5 minutes or until it turns into a ball and there is no flour left in the bowl.

  2. Spray all pans.

  3. Place the dough into the 2 pans and shape it without too much kneading.

  4. Cover with a towel for 25 minutes while you preheat the oven to 350°F

  5. Spray your knife and make a few cuts on the top of the bread (see photo).

  6. Cook in oven at 350°F for 25 minutes.

  7. Rub some butter along the top of the bread when it comes out of the oven.


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